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Brownsville Restaurants Pay $78,440 in Back Wages, Damages To Employees After U.S. Department of Labor Investigations

Aug 05, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division issued the following news release:

Investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) at three Brownsville, Texas, restaurants have led Chavez All Natural Inc. - operating as 100% Natural - to pay $39,220 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 25 employees for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime requirements.

WHD found the employer paid some e...