Domino’s Franchise Owners Cited for Violations of Mass Wage Act

Attorney General Martha Coakley’s Office has issued citations against two different Domino’s Pizza franchise owners for violations of the Massachusetts Wage Act. The Attorney General’s Office cited Brian Lebo, age 40, of Wakefield, and Mavnick Enterprises, LLC, doing business as Domino’s Pizza in Lynn, Randolph and Saugus.

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Cop Under Investigation For Dunkin’ Donuts Pilfering

On July 20th the NY Post reported that a Queens cop has been helping himself to doughnuts and coffee at a Rockaways Dunkin’ Donuts — even jumping behind the counter to make himself sandwiches and cram his face full of crullers, the shop’s manager said.

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McDonalds Sued Over Hepatitis A Outbreak

Allan Liddle of Nation’s Restaurant News reports that two separate lawsuits against McDonald’s Corp. and a franchise operator were filed this week related to a Hepatitis A outbreak with links to a Milan, Ill., McDonald’s restaurant.

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Morton’s Restaurant Settles Tip Pooling Suit

Donna Goodison reports in the Boston Herald that Morton’s Restaurant Group Inc. has settled a national class-action lawsuit filed in Boston that alleged waiters for the upscale steakhouse chain were forced to give some of their tips to managers and were paid less than the minimum wage.

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Winners and Losers of the Minimum Wage Hike

Lisa Scherzer of Smart Money writes in the Wall Street Journal that Millions of American workers are about to get a federally-mandated raise, but the recession has left many wondering if and how the economy will benefit. The raise, which will go into effect on July 24th.

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Obama Administration To Rescind No-match Rule

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has announced the Department will be proposing a new regulation rescinding the Social Security Administration No-Match Rule – a regulation issued by the Bush Administration in August, 2007 and enjoined by a U.S. District Court since it was introduced.

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