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Restaurant to Pay Workers in Wage-Theft Case


Copyright: The New York Times

March 2, 2012



A West Village hookah lounge and restaurant has agreed to pay $200,000 in back wages and penalties for underpaying about 25 employees, many of them immigrants, and firing two workers who reported the violations to the authorities, the New York attorney general announced in a statement on Thursday. The employees benefited in part from a wage-theft law that took effect last April. The law quadrupled the penalties for employers who underpay their workers and added new protections for...


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