NY AG Probes Purported Wage Theft By Fast Food Cos.

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 7:22 PM EDT) -- The New York state attorney general's office said Thursday it was investigating alleged widespread wage-and-hour violations by fast food companies and their franchisees in response to a survey of workers in New York City that said many of them had been cheated by their employers.

The survey results, published in a report by activist group Fast Food Forward, drew the attention of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who issued subpoenas to an unnamed fast food corporation and launched an investigation into the pay practices of several franchisees...
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