Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
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Date: Feb. 21, 2013
Contact: Michael D'Aquino
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
Release Number: 13-132-ATL (37)
Miyo’s restaurants in South Carolina agree to pay more than $44,000 in back wages to 97 employees following US Labor Department investigation (Chinese Version)
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COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A chain of seven Miyo’s restaurant establishments individually owned and operated by Xiaolan (Michelle) Wang and Rui (Ray) Cao has agreed to pay 97 employees $44,441 in back wages following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division. The investigation found violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime, minimum wage and record-keeping provisions. These violations were disclosed at the following Columbia locations: Miyo’s South Main Street; M Café Sumter Street; M Vista Lady Drive; Miyo’s Forest Drive; Miyo’s Fashion Drive; and Miyo’s on East Bowery Parkway and Sunset Boulevard in Lexington.
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