Barbara Barrett is a Labor Law consultant with nearly 30 years of Federal Government service. She is now focusing on guiding employers through the complicated maze of Labor and Wage laws to resolve complex issues. A former United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (USDOL) investigator, Barrett conducted thousands of investigations independent of employers in all areas of law enforced by USDOL WHD, and was recognized for her expertise, knowledge, skill, and enthusiasm in representing the agency at educational outreach seminars and speaking opportunities. Barrett has also established partnerships between state and federal agencies, business communities, universities, and private organizations in order to maximize compliance with Wage and Hour laws.
Barrett graduated from San Diego State University with a BS in Business, and has been recognized by her agency with several exceptional achievement awards.
Secretary’s Exceptional Achievement AwardCompliance Assistance Team -2004
Centennial Secretary’s Honor Award-2013
Secretary’s of Labor Distinguished Career Service Award- 2013
Secretary’s Exceptional Achievement Award-2014
Distinguished Customer Service Award-2015
Upon her retirement from USDOL Wage and Hour she was recognized for her service by the following: United States Senator Sherrod Brown, Governor of Ohio, John R. Kasich and Proclamation from the Mayor of the City of Cincinnati, Ohio with the State of Ohio Wage and Hour Division.