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U.S. Department of Labor investigation results in Florida roofing contractor paying $70,068 in back wages for overtime violations

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) into rebuilding efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Kelly Roofing LLC – based in Bonita Springs – paid $70,068 in back wages to 155 employees for violating overtime and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

WHD investigators found the roofing contractor paid employees a piece rate, without regard to the number of hours they actually worked.
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Fourth Annual community leadership summit a success

Community leaders and Citrus County commissioners gather on Jan. 18 at CF in Lecanto for a Leadership Summit

Community leaders and Citrus County dignitaries gathered on Jan. 18 at CF in Lecanto for a Leadership Summit.

The Fourth Annual Community Leadership Summit was held on Jan. 18 at the College of Central Florida, Citrus Campus in Lecanto.

Commissioner and Chairman Jeff Kinnard presided over the collaborative event that brought together the County Commission, Citrus County School Board, City of Crystal River Council and City of Inverness Council.

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