Dunkin Donuts Franchisee Owes OT To Managers, DOL Says

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 6:03 PM EDT) -- A Dunkin Donuts franchisee with 55 locations in New Jersey and New York will pay nearly $198,000 in back wages after a federal Department of Labor investigation revealed the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay managers overtime, the regulator said Monday.

Nearly all of those back wages involve the underpayment of 56 non-exempt store managers, but the probe by the department's Wage and Hour Division also found that management at two of QSR Management LLC's locations used tips from customer service...
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