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Servers Sue Celebrity Chef Daniel Boulud For Wage Theft

Workers at Daniel Boulud’s eponymous restaurant in New York City who ferry $220 meals to customers say the Michelin-starred chef has been cheating them out of tips and other wages. [More]

Pizzeria Boss Fined $334K Because You Can’t Pay Workers In Pizza And Soda

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When I was about 7 years old, the idea of growing up and getting a job where I could eat all the pizza and drink all the soda I wanted sounded like the best life anyone could ever have. Who needs money anyway, when you’ve got all life’s necessities in those two substances? Cheese and sugar! But getting paid in pizza and soda isn’t such a great idea, you know, legally speaking. [More]

Walmart Subcontractor To Pay $21M To Settle Warehouse Workers’ Wage Theft Lawsuit

Walmart Subcontractor To Pay $21M To Settle Warehouse Workers’ Wage Theft Lawsuit

It’s common practice that when an employee does a job, he or she gets paid for that work. That compensation was at the crux of the issue in a lawsuit against Schneider Logistics Inc., one of Walmart’s largest distribution subcontractors, who reached a settlement for the alleged wage theft of 1,800 employees. [More]

McDonald’s Franchise Operator To Pay 500K In Wage Theft Settlement With New York

McDonald’s Franchise Operator To Pay 500K In Wage Theft Settlement With New York

In an agreement with the New York state Attorney General’s office, the owner of several McDonald’s locations in Manhattan will pay $500,000 to settle allegations that his company shortchanged 1,600 current and former employees at the fast food chain. [More]