NEWPORT — The U.S. Department of Labor is suing the Stoneacre family of restaurants and its owners for allegedly taking employee tips and misclassifying positions to exempt some workers from overtime pay.
Providence Business News: 3 R.I. contractors charged with wage theft on Woonsocket school project
PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island contractors have been charged with stealing more than $64,000 in wages from 14 workers on a Woonsocket school project, the R.I. Attorney General’s Office said on Tuesday. Eduardo Benitez, 33, of Woonsocket, owner of Benitez Y Rojas Drywall, Empire Drywall, and New Generation Drywall; Teresa Rojas, 36, of Pawtucket, affiliated…
Providence Journal: Judge awards $2+ million to cable installers who alleged wage theft, fair labor violations
ROVIDENCE – A federal judge has awarded more than $2 million to seven cable installers who worked for a company that installed Cox services and accused their former employer of failing to pay them fair wages and overtime.