Employer name:       LOOPX LLC Investigation site:   146 Industry Road Independence, LA 70443 Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division found LOOPX LLC, a residential contractor specializing in pool construction denied 25 workers overtime wages by paying them straight-time rates for all hours worked, including hours over 40 in a workweek. The division also learned the employer misclassified three of those employees as independent contractors, denying them of overtime eligibility and other federal benefits and protections. Back wages recovered: $56,862 in back wages to 25 workers Quote: “Construction workers often work long hours in tough conditions, and they deserve to be paid all of the wages they have earned. This includes overtime premiums for hours over 40 per workweek,” explained Wage Hour District Director Troy Mouton in New Orleans. “We encourage all employers to review their pay practices and to reach out to the Wage and Hour Division if they have questions about their obligations.”

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