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Brooklyn-based Car Wash Sued For $540,000 for Wage Theft

Brooklyn-based Car Wash Sued For $540,000 for Wage Theft

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January 26, 2018
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A lawsuit against Brooklyn-based Tropical Breeze Car Wash was filed by Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, for allegedly cheating over 150 car wash workers out of more than $540,000 in wages and benefits.

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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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US Department of Labor and NY Officials Crackdown on Wage Theft in the Construction Industry

US Department of Labor and NY Officials Crackdown on Wage Theft in the Construction Industry

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December 6, 2017
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the results of a broad partnership to bring criminal charges against contractors who have stolen wages.

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Southern New Jersey Gas Stations to Pay Nearly $500k for Wage Theft Violations

Southern New Jersey Gas Stations to Pay Nearly $500k for Wage Theft Violations

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August 9, 2017
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The USDOL reached a settlement agreement to settle wage theft claims with New Jersey gas stations that will pay $463,453.52 to gas station attendants.

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New Jersey Construction Companies to Pay Workers $850,000 for Overtime Wage Theft

New Jersey Construction Companies to Pay Workers $850,000 for Overtime Wage Theft

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August 1, 2017
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Three New Jersey construction companies will pay will pay $850,000 to 153 workers to settle a wage theft lawsuit with the Department of Labor.

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NY Golf Club Employees Get $1M Wage Theft Settlement

NY Golf Club Employees Get $1M Wage Theft Settlement

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March 28, 2017
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A golf club owned by the City of Rye, New York, will pay one million dollars to settle claims for unpaid overtime wages owed to its workers.

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Serendipity 3 Restaurant Sued for Wage Violations

Serendipity 3 Restaurant Sued for Wage Violations

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March 12, 2016
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Serendipity 3 Restaurants has been sued for minimum wage, overtime, and tip credit violations by a former server. Find more information on this story here.

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Bistro owners mocked workers and stiffed them on pay according to lawsuit

Bistro owners mocked workers and stiffed them on pay according to lawsuit

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February 10, 2017
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Pechman Law Group filed a lawsuit on behalf of servers at Le Rivage for age discrimination and minimum wage, overtime, and tip violations.

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