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La Campina Mexican Grill Fined by U.S. Department of Labor

Restaurants continue to be the most flagrant violators of wage and hour laws as evidenced by this most recent action brought by the Department of Labor against two mexican restaurants. Atlas Inc., doing business as two La Campina Mexican Grill … Continue reading

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Wage Theft-Restaurant Fined over $500,000 for Unpaid Overtime and Failure to Pay Minimum Wage

Restaurant owners continue to be at the forefront of violating overtime laws. ¬†In previous blog postings we have seen unpaid overtime, making employees work off the clock, improper tip pools, forcing the return of paychecks and now, the failure to … Continue reading

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Outback Steakhouse Settles Claims for Unlawful Tip Pooling

Most of you probably know that employees are entitled be paid overtime for each hour worked over 40 in a given week assuming you are not exempt. ¬†However, did you know that if you work in a restaurant or other … Continue reading

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