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KFC Operator Owes $80K for Illicit Scheduling

Nov. 20, 2018, 11:30 AM

A chain of 30 Kentucky Fried Chicken locations in New York City will pay more than 600 employees $80,000 in restitution for violating a city law requiring employees receive premium pay when work schedules change on short notice.

The settlement comes after an investigation by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs revealed the KFC operator required workers to sign an illegal agreement waiving their right to premium pay, according to a Consumer Affairs statement.

“DCA has zero tolerance for anyone who breaks the law and violates the rights of employees who work hard to earn a living—especially those...

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