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A federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida has ordered a Subway sandwich franchisee with 29 locations in the Tampa Bay area to pay 122 employees a total of $7,536 in minimum back wages plus $3,768 in liquidated damages.

The judgment is the result of a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor against Franchise Equity Group Inc., d. b.a. MacSub, after DOL’s Wage and Hour Division that found violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s which requires that covered, nonexempt employees be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked, as well as one and one-half times their regular rates for hours worked over 40 per week. Full article.

 

Originally posted by Cris Zimermann on April 12, 2012 in Franchise Site.

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