Patricia Slate

Boston, MA


(617) 332-0444

Patricia Slate – Wage Hour Consultant

With over 35 years of experience with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division and the National Labor Relations Board, I offer a wide range of consulting services to attorneys and their clients specializing in federal wage issues governed by the Fair Labor Standards Act, Davis Bacon and Related Acts, Immigration and Nationality Act, Service Contract Act, Family and Medical Leave Act and more.


I am committed to providing high-quality and effective consulting services, including:
  • Assistance to attorneys and their clients in conducting internal compliance audits and proactive compliance reviews
  • Advice and support during federal and state wage investigations
  • Litigation support, including back wage estimates and expert testimony


I have been a frequent speaker before many legal organizations, human resource organizations and government agencies.I developed and provided a wide range of training within the Wage and Hour Division organization and I can provide training to your organization, as well.



Professional Affiliations
National Association of Federal Wage Hour Consultants (NAFWHC)

New England Human Resource Association (NEHRA)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)


“What Administrators Need to Know about the Fair Labor Standards Act”, Evaluation Associates

“Preparing for a US DOL H-1B Investigation” May 2008, Massachusetts Bar Association panel, How to Prepare For and Respond to Federal Compliance Investigations, June 2008

H-1B Advisor, published by U.S. Department of Labor, May 2010


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