Department of Labor Audits/Investigations
Employment Law Attorney Helping Employers Prepare for Department of Labor Audits/Investigations
Many employers in Colorado are concerned when the prospect of a Department of Labor (DOL) audit or investigation arises. This anxiety arises due to worry about the scope of the auditors’ authority and the information they might uncover during the investigation. However, much of the stress involved with this process can be minimized when you have experienced employment law counsel advising you during the DOL audit or investigation.
At The Law Office of Ralph G. Torres, we have years of experience helping businesses with audits and investigations conducted by the Department of Labor. We are familiar with all the regulations pertaining to these types of inquiries and we know how to negotiate with the DOL when fines are assessed. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to learn how we can assist you through this process.
Preparing for an Audit or Investigation
Before you meet with the DOL investigators, we can help you review and prepare the documentation that they might want to inspect. We ensure all necessary paperwork is filled out appropriately. Our goal is to protect you from receiving unnecessary sanctions and fines.
We also meet with DOL investigators when they are inspecting your records and negotiate with them if fines have been levied against you. We have succeeded at having fines reduced and minimized for numerous clients. We can help resolve violations relating to misclassification of workers as independent contractors. We have worked with many companies in the gas and oil industries, as well as with construction professionals.
A DOL audit or investigation can be stressful, but the stress can be minimized when our experienced legal team is at your side. We help you with every part of the process, so you are prepared to answer any questions and supply any requested documents. Contact our office today to schedule an appointment so we can answer any questions you might have about this type of investigation.