Restaurant Workers Put In 60+ Hours Without OT, DOL Says

Law360 (November 14, 2019, 12:37 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Labor sued a Massachusetts restaurant chain in federal court Wednesday, claiming it worked some employees more than 60 hours per week without paying overtime and falsified time clocks to make it appear the workers stayed within 40 hours.

DOL Secretary Eugene Scalia said SVR Group LLC, which operates Indian food restaurants in the Central Massachusetts towns of Westborough and Acton along with the Boston suburb Quincy, owe their workers back pay for overtime they earned through working long hours and six-day weeks.

The violations took place at each of the company’s three Mayuri Indian Cuisine restaurants, the...

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