Federal Labor Law Consultants, LLC
Federal labor law consultants to law firms, accountants, bookkeepers, employers
“No law is mightier than understanding” – Plato
Federal Labor Law Consultants provides expert federal labor law enforcement consulting, education/information on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the all-pervasive federal statute governing the actions of the majority of business entities in the USA today. FLSA issues typically deal with overtime, minimum wage, Child Labor (minors under age 18), travel time, sleep time, record keeping, retaliation in workplace, use of time clocks, job classifications (salaried exempt employees); independent contractor status, compensatory time off to name just a few.
Our experienced labor law enforcement consultants also provide expert enforcement advice, education and information on the following federal statutes:
Davis-Bacon & Related Acts (DBRA) – dealing with federally-funded construction contracts
Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker’s Protection Act (MSPA) – all manner of agriculture including migrant labor
McNamara-O’Hara Service Contracts Act (SCA) – federally-funded service contracts (Mail Haulers, etc.)
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) - Unpaid medical leave in companies with 50 or more employees
Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (CWHSSA) – Self-Executing statute for federally contracts valued over $100K
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EEPA) – Employees prohibited from being forced to take lie detector/polygraphs
Federal Labor Law Consultants also provides expert labor law enforcement consulting, education and information regarding the following US State Department Non-Immigrant Visa Programs:
H-2A & H-2B
And, finally, Federal Labor Law Consultants provides unparalleled education and information in the form of presentations, seminars and workshops tailored specifically to the needs of your business/company on the above federal statutes including cost-effective strategies for compliance and the successful ongoing operation of your company and/or your clients. And, even if you or your clients have been notified of a pending US DOL/WHD investigation of your company, we can still help. We can act as your “designated” representative and a “cost-effective” alternative to full blown legal representation…from start to finish. We also work closely with a variety of reputable employment law attorneys. We can recommend legal counsel for you and your business. And, we can assist your legal counsel in a variety of areas to help minimize any financial liabilities associated with non-compliance issues.
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Randolph (Randy) E. Whitmire brings more than 30 years of combined business and federal labor law enforcement experience to his clients. Prior to his federal service, Mr. Whitmire founded and operated several successful business enterprises in New Mexico, Wyoming and Michigan. He is highly experienced in meeting payrolls, supervising and managing employees, compensation, performance appraisal process and growing those companies to profitability over many years. Consequently, Mr. Whitmire was invited to join the US Department of Labor’s North Carolina District Office (NCDO) working as Federal Investigator first in the agency’s Greensboro, NC Field Office. He conducted numerous and diverse case investigations focusing on FLSA, MSPA, DBRA, SCA, Special Minimum Wage, H-2A and Child Labor enforcement. Mr. Whitmire was also the only “bi-lingual” (Spanish) investigator in his Field Office assisting other investigators on specific cases where Spanish language skills were required. Mr. Whitmire also played an instrumental role as a member of several regional task force enforcement teams established to investigate specific industries throughout North Carolina.
He was transferred to the Grand Rapids District Office (GRDO) in 2012 as the Senior Investigator-in-Charge of the Traverse City Field Office. where he continued to successfully conduct a wide variety of case investigations focusing on FLSA, FLSA Section 214(c) Special Minimum Wage, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA, McNamara-O’Hara Service Contracts Act (SCA), Child Labor and various non-immigrant visa programs such as: H-2A and H-2B throughout the northern half of Michigan including all of the Upper Peninsula. He was known for his innate skill in quickly establishing effective working relationships with employers and employees alike while conducting objective investigations to determine compliance. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Park University Kansas City, MO with a B.S. degree in Management—Human Resources. He retired from federal service on October 1, 2015. He currently resides with his wife in Rochester Hills, Michigan.