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Wahlburgers’ Employees File A Class Complaint, Allege Wage Theft

(August 23, 2016, 11:08 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Five employees of a celebrity-owned hamburger chain filed a class complaint on Aug. 18 in a New York federal court, accusing Wahlburgers Franchising LLC and several franchisees of failing to pay them minimum wages and overtime and withholding tips (Shakeiya Burnett, et al. v. Wahlburgers Franchising LLC, et al., No. 16-4602, E.D. N.Y.).

(Complaint available. Document #43-160902-003C.)

In the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the workers claim that since opening in September 2015, the...
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