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Department of Labor Announces $170,000 Settlement With 3 Brooklyn Papa John's Pizza Franchisees for Failing To Pay Workers

Department of Labor Announces $170,000 Settlement With 3 Brooklyn Papa John's Pizza Franchisees for Failing To Pay Workers

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The Department of Labor announced a settlement with the owners of three Papa John’s Pizza franchise stores in Brooklyn, New York. According to the lawsuit, the three locations violated minimum wage and overtime requirements, and took unlawful deductions from workers’ wages by failing to reimburse all work-related expenses. In total, the owner has agreed to pay $171,895.12 in restitution and damages to over 100 underpaid workers.

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Detroit Hospital Pays 90k To Workers for Failing to Pay Overtime for Pre-Shift Work

Detroit Hospital Pays 90k To Workers for Failing to Pay Overtime for Pre-Shift Work

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September 16, 2017
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Henry Ford Health System has paid $90,004 in back wages to 22 workers for violations of overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Department of Labor Sues Arizona Farm for Violating the Rights of Farm Workers

Department of Labor Sues Arizona Farm for Violating the Rights of Farm Workers

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August 17, 2017
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G Farms was accused of failing to set hourly wages, failing to keep hourly records, and providing dangerous housing to farm workers in El Mirage, AZ.

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Court Orders Staffing Company to pay $135k to Former Live-In Domestic Worker

Court Orders Staffing Company to pay $135k to Former Live-In Domestic Worker

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April 27, 2017
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The CEO of a leading U.S. staffing company will pay a former live-in domestic worker $135,000 in back wages and damages for pay violations.

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New York City Hotels Agree to Pay Hotel Workers $550k In Back Wages For Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay Violations

New York City Hotels Agree to Pay Hotel Workers $550k In Back Wages For Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay Violations

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January 20, 2017
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NYC hotels have agreed to resolve a U.S. DOL investigation that found violations of the minimum wage, overtime and recordkeeping requirements.

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Governor Cuomo Directs Nail Salons to Repay $2 Million in Unpaid Wages and Damages to More Than 600 Employees

Governor Cuomo Directs Nail Salons to Repay $2 Million in Unpaid Wages and Damages to More Than 600 Employees

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May 17, 2016
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Governor Cuomo has directed 143 nail salons to pay $2 million in unpaid wages to to 652 employees. Find more detailed information on this story here.

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Long Island Nail Salons to Pay $203K to Salon Workers

Long Island Nail Salons to Pay $203K to Salon Workers

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October 27, 2016
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A U.S. Department of Labor investigation has resulted in the recovery of more than $178,000 in back wages and damages for 95 nail salon workers.

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Staffing Agencies to Pay 3,000 Gulf Coast Workers Nearly $3.5 million in back wages

Staffing Agencies to Pay 3,000 Gulf Coast Workers Nearly $3.5 million in back wages

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July 1, 2015
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Six Gulf Coast staffing agencies have agreed to pay thousands of workers nearly $3.5 million in back wages. Find more information on this story here.

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Three Upstate New York Gas Stations Sued for Overtime Violations by Department of Labor

Three Upstate New York Gas Stations Sued for Overtime Violations by Department of Labor

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September 24, 2015
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A Valero gas station and two Mobil gas stations in Erie County were sued in federal court for back wages. Find more information on this story here.

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Sushi and Ramen Restaurants Pay $621K in Back Wages, Damages and Penalties

Sushi and Ramen Restaurants Pay $621K in Back Wages, Damages and Penalties

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February 4, 2016
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Gatten Sushi, USA, Inc. and GTN Inc., based in Cerritos, have agreed to pay $232,293 in back wages. Find more information about this story here.

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Department of Labor Final Rule on Overtime Regulations Will Extend Overtime Pay Protections to Over 4 Million

Department of Labor Final Rule on Overtime Regulations Will Extend Overtime Pay Protections to Over 4 Million

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May 19, 2016
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President Obama announced updating the overtime regulations extending overtime pay to 4 million workers. Find more information on this story here.

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