Leading Employment Lawyer Says Investigation into Dunkin Donuts Franchise Illustrates the Importance of Not Underpaying its Employees

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” discussed the investigation into a Dunkin Donuts franchise in which the company was required to pay its employees back wages for work they have done.

The U.S. Department of Labor recently ordered QSR Management, a franchise operator based in Edison, New Jersey, to pay approximately $200,000 to 64 employees at its 55 shops for overtime and minimum wage violations. The agency found that QSR wrongly exempted its store managers from overtime, although the employees performed managerial duties that would entitle them to overtime.

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