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LAist: LA Korean BBQ Chain Hit With $2.1 Million Fine for Wage Theft

LAist: “The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has issued a $2.1 million fine to the couple that owns the Genwa restaurants after determining they had stolen wages from 325 of their workers…The state investigation started in August 2018 after workers reported they were missing hours to the Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance [KIWA] and Bet Tzedek Legal Services.”

Read the full LAist article about the citations and investigation spearheaded by Bet Tzedek and KIWA.