Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
U.S. Department of Labor
WESTBURY, N.Y. -- Two area restaurants and an individual will pay $261,887 in back wages and liquidated damages to 70 low-wage workers as part of a consent judgment obtained in federal court by the U.S. Department of Labor. The two Nassau County restaurants are Grand Saga Restaurant Inc. and Xaga Sushi Restaurant Inc., both doing business as Xaga Sushi. Mei Yu Zhang is president of both corporations. Because the violations were considered willful, the defendants have been ordered to pay $26,322 in civil money penalties.
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