U.S. Labor Department: Capitol Hill Cafeteria Workers Owed $1M In Wages

(July 29, 2016, 9:58 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Labor Department announced July 26 that hundreds of workers who work in the U.S. Senate cafeterias will receive more than $1 million in back wages after an investigation found that their employers failed to pay the required prevailing wages.

The employers, Restaurant Associates and its subcontractor, will pay 674 workers $1,008,302 in back wages. The Labor Department found that Restaurant Associates and Personnel Plus violated the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) when they improperly classified workers and paid them for lower-paying...
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