N.Y. Supermarkets Fined $750,000 in Wage Violation

New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday said that New York Supermarkets Inc., an independent operator of three stores, has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle charges that it denied workers minimum wage and overtime pay.

NEW YORK ā€” New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday said that New York Supermarkets Inc., an independent operator of three stores here, has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle charges that it denied workers minimum wage and overtime pay.

About 370 workers ā€” some of whom worked up to 90 hours a week ā€” will share in the settlement, Cuomo said. It is the third case of a supermarket settling a wage case with the state since 2006.

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