Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
Archived News Release — Caution: Information may be out of date.
Date: Dec. 9, 2013
Contact: Ted Fitzgerald or Andre J. Bowser
Phone: 617-565-2075 or 617-565-2074
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
Release Number: 13-1856-NEW/BOS 2013-213
US Labor Department recovers more than $288,000 in back wages, damages and penalties after investigation of Xaga Sushi’s 2 Nassau County locations (Chinese Version)
70 low-wage restaurant workers will receive back pay
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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