Eviction Co. Must Pay Workers Minimum Wage: Court

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 1:49 PM EST) -- A federal judge has sided with a proposed class of homeless employees in its antitrust action against Butch Enterprises Inc. and ordered an injunction barring the eviction company from paying workers less than the minimum wage.

Judge Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday granted the workers’ bid for summary judgment on liability and for entry of an injunction against the remaining defendants — Butch Enterprises and the company’s majority shareholder, Irwin “Butch” Staten — after they failed...
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