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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Pennsylvania Restaurants to Pay $1 Million in Back Wages, Damages, and Penalties Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation

By Press release submission | Feb 20, 2019

Two Philadelphia restaurants, J.H.S.K, Inc. and Osaka Japan Restaurant, Inc., both doing business as Osaka, and their owner, have agreed to a consent judgment ordering them to pay $935,000 in back wages and liquidated damages to 201 employees for willful violations of the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The employers must also pay a $65,000 civil money penalty.

Department of Labor wins damages in sushi restaurant case, settlement conference to be held

By Sandra Lane | Jul 31, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Senior Judge Michael Baylson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted the U.S. Department of Labor's request for liquidated damages in a case regarding violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act allegedly committed by some Pennsylvania Japanese restaurants, according to a July 12 opinion.

Elite Linen LLC faces suit from labor secretary over alleged payment practices

By Louie Torres | Aug 29, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia limited liability company engaged in the commercial linen business is alleged to have failed to pay employees overtime wages.

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