Workers at four Dallas-area restaurants will receive more than $188,000 following a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation. The restaurants—Yes Buffet in Grand Prairie, Royal Buffet in Rowlett and Crown Buffet and Win Chinese Buffet in Dallas—underpaid 61 employees.
According to WHD investigators, nonexempt restaurant workers often worked 55 to 60 hours a week without receiving overtime, and often didn’t even earn the minimum wage. Investigators also alleged that the restaurants failed to pay workers for all hours the employees worked.
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