October 30, 2023

Investigación federal recupera $115 mil en salarios atrasados y daños y perjuicios para 35 trabajadores en Austin negados horas extras

Nombre del empleador:            Allandale Lawn & Landscape Inc.

 Sitio de investigación:              2507 Twin Oaks Drive

                                                               Austin, TX 78757                                     

October 30, 2023

US Department of Labor finds New Jersey Dairy Queen operator violated federal child labor, wage regulations at four locations

Employers’ names:   Konstantine Menegatos, Dairy Queen franchisee operating four New Jersey locations:

Bubbles and Cream LLC, 234 Park Ave., Rutherford

Shakes and Cakes LLC West Milford, 259 Marshall Hill Road, West Milford

Sprinkles and Cones LLC, 13 Kinderkamack Road, Emerson

Summer Beach Inc., 827 12th Ave., Belmar

October 30, 2023

El Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. recupera US$391.000 en salarios atrasados y daños y perjuicios para 31 trabajadores a quienes el empleador de Columbia les negó el salario mínimo y las horas extras

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Employers:                            Garibaldi Restaurant LLC, operating as Garibaldi Mexican Restaurant

                                                285 Columbiana Drive, Columbia, SC 29212

October 30, 2023

Federal investigation recovers $115K in wages, liquidated damages for 35 Austin grounds maintenance workers denied overtime

Employer name:                Allandale Lawn & Landscape Inc.

 Investigation site:           2507 Twin Oaks Drive

                                                    Austin, TX 78757                                     

October 30, 2023

US Department of Labor recovers $391K in back wages, damages for 31 workers denied minimum wage, overtime by Columbia employer

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Employers:     Garibaldi Restaurant LLC, operating as Garibaldi Mexican Restaurant

                         285 Columbiana Drive, Columbia, SC 29212

                         Supermercado El Mariachi LLC, operating as Supermercado El Mariachi – West Columbia

October 26, 2023

Investigación federal recupera $68K en salarios, daños y perjuicios para 4 cocineros en Dallas negados pago de sobretiempo por horas extras

Nombre del empleador:          Rio Bravo Restaurant Inc., operando como Los Balones Sports Bar & Restaurant

 Sitio de investigación:           2905 West Chapel Extension

                                                             Dallas, TX 75220

October 26, 2023

Federal investigation recovers $68K in owed wages, damages for 4 Dallas restaurant cooks denied overtime

Employer name:                 Rio Bravo Restaurant Inc., operating as Los Balones Sports Bar & Restaurant

 Investigation site:           2905 West Chapel Extension

                                                    Dallas, TX 75220

October 25, 2023

El Departamento de Trabajo reclama $205,000 en salarios atrasados y daños y perjuicios al propietario de un restaurante de Williamsburg que negó el pago de horas extras a 62 empleados

WILLIAMSBURG, VA – El Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. ha obtenido una sentencia por juicio de consentimiento en un tribunal federal de Virginia para cobrar $205,180 en salarios atrasados y daños y perjuicios de un restaurante de Williamsburg que no quiso pagar las horas extras a 62 empleados.

October 24, 2023

Departamento de Trabajo obtiene sentencia que ordena a empleador de Phoenix pagar $281,000 tras forzar a empleados devolver salarios recuperados

PHOENIX – Un tribunal federal ha ordenado a una empresa de lavandería y tintorería industrial de Phoenix pagar un total de $281,870 después de que el Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. descubriera que el empleador demandó que trabajadores devolvieran dinero luego que el departamento recuperara más de $94,135 en salarios no pagados por horas extras para 70 trabajadores en 2020. 

October 24, 2023

Somerset County, Maine, jail pays $133K in overtime wages due to correctional officers working under federal contract after US Department of Labor investigation, litigation

BOSTON – A county jail in Madison, Maine, has paid $133,273 in overtime back wages due to 142 correctional officers to resolve violations of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (CWHSSA) following an investigation by the U.S.

October 24, 2023

Restaurante de Collegeville, los propietarios deben pagar US$268,000 por horas extras no pagadas, daños y perjuicios tras una orden judicial luego de una investigación federal

COLLEGEVILLE, PA – Un restaurante de Collegeville y sus propietarios deben pagar US$268,660 por salarios atrasados, daños y perjuicios y daños punitivos para satisfacer una sentencia de consentimiento obtenida por el Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. después de una investigación sobre las prácticas salariales ilegales de los empleadores.

October 24, 2023

Vermont contractor pays nearly $44K in punitive damages, lost wages to former employee fired for exercising rights under federal wage law

Employer name:                               Kingsbury Companies LLC

Investigation site:                 58 Center Road, Middlesex, VT 05602 

October 23, 2023

US Department of Labor implements final rule to modernize Davis-Bacon Act regulations, better meet construction workers’ needs

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the implementation of a final rule that modernizes Davis-Bacon Act and Davis-Bacon and Related Acts regulations to reflect the needs of construction workers on federally funded projects better.

October 23, 2023

Kentucky Roosters Wings franchisee pays $43K in fines, $182K in back wages, damages after investigation finds child labor, overtime violations

LOUISVILLE, KY – Less than six months after an investigation found three Kentucky fast-food franchisees employing more than 300 children outside of federally allowed hours, the U.S. Department of Labor has discovered another Louisville restaurant enterprise violating federal child labor laws, this time with 55 children at nine locations across the state.

October 23, 2023

Court orders Pittsburgh home care agency, owner to pay $208K in back wages, damages after misclassifying workers, denying pay

PITTSBURGH – A federal court is requiring a Pittsburgh staffing agency and its owner to pay $208,044 in back wages and liquidated damages to 96 home health workers misclassified as independent contractors by the employer who, in turn, failed to pay them their full wages.

October 23, 2023

Collegeville restaurant, owners must pay $268K for unpaid overtime wages, damages after court order follows federal investigation

COLLEGEVILLE, PA – A Collegeville restaurant and its owners must pay $268,660 in back wages, liquidated damages and punitive damages to satisfy a consent judgment obtained by the U.S. Department of Labor after an investigation into the employers’ illegal pay practices.