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US Senate Cafeteria Workers to Split $1 Million in Back Pay

Hundreds of men and women who cook and serve lunches to U.S. lawmakers and their staffs will split more than $1 million in back pay after the Labor Department found they were illegally underpaid. The Wage and Hour Division found the two companies that run the U.S. Senate cafeteria broke the law by paying employees wages lower than what they were entitled to receive for the jobs they performed, and for failing to pay overtime. "Workers in the restaurant industry are among the...

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