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New York AG Settles with Franchisees on Labor Violations, Domino’s Not Off the Hook

New York AG settles case against Domino's franchisees
AG Schneiderman on May 2016 announces lawsuit against Domino's wage theft

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman yesterday settled with three Domino's Pizza franchisees, totaling $480,000 in restitution to hundreds of workers subject to wage and labor violations at ten franchise locations. As part of the settlement, the shop owners will be dismissed from the lawsuit the AG filed last May, leaving Domino's as the only defendant.

Andrew Puzder Confirmation for Labor Secretary a Hard Sell

Andy Puzder
Anti-Puzder photo from Union's Fight for $15

Ten days before the U.S. Senate holds its confirmation hearing on Andrew Puzder as President Trump's nomination for Labor Secretary, there is no shortage of opposition. Puzder is the CEO of the parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's restaurants.

Ex-Workers File Putative Class Action Claiming Celebrity Wahlburgers Stole Wages

Wahlburgers meal
Photo by Joey Newcombe

NEW YORK – Five former workers filed a class action lawsuit last week against Wahlburgers restaurants and three of its franchisee entities and their officers, claiming widespread wage theft.

Subway Leads Fast Food in Underpaying Workers

Franchisees of some of the largest chains -- Subway, McDonald's and Dunkin' -- have been found to have the most in violations of pay and hour laws.

McDonald’s Lawsuit is Part of a Major Strategy. Where Will it End?

This article from New York Newsday sheds light on reports regarding lawsuits and protests against McDonald’s franchisees, corporate operated locations and McDonald's corporation.