When the DOL audits an employer and finds wages due, the employer, albeit unhappily, then pays the wages and (hopefully) changes its errant ways. There are times when the employer cannot or will not pay and then the agency or the employees need to go after the assets of the Company and/or owners/officers personally. State

When can the Department of Labor or plaintiff lawyers go after the officers and owners of a company for unpaid wages due employees?  That is an extraordinarily important question because all individuals who go into business, especially those who incorporate, are doing so to gain legal protections and to avoid, if things go “south,” being