60-11-17 Department to investigate and prosecute violations--Hearings--Access to employer's records...
Department to investigate and prosecute violations--Hearings--Access to
The Department of Labor and Regulation shall ensure compliance with the
provisions of this chapter, investigate any violations of §§ 60-11-8 to 60-11-23, inclusive, and
institute or cause to be instituted actions for penalties and forfeitures provided thereunder. The
department may hold hearings to satisfy itself as to the justice of any claim, and the department shall
cooperate with any employee in the enforcement of a claim against the employer in any case
whenever, in its opinion, the claim is valid. The department may enter places of employment for the
purpose of inspecting records and seeing that all provisions of §§ 60-11-8 to 60-11-23, inclusive, are
Source: SL 1971, ch 274, § 7; SL 2008, ch 276, § 86; SL 2011, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 11-1), § 33, eff. Apr.