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Amish Market to Pay $1.5M for Overtime

Friday, February 27, 2009

A chain of gourmet "on-the-go" food stores in New York City and the Hudson Valley will pay nearly $1.5 million in overtime wages owed to hundreds of employees.

State Labor Department officials say the Amish Market and its related stores in Manhattan, Queens, Croton-on-Hudson and Hyde Park failed to pay overtime wages to more than 500 workers. State officials say investigators found widespread overtime violations during unannounced visits to nine stores.

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