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Court orders Long Island stable to pay $132,000 to workers in back wages, damages

Court orders Long Island stable to pay $132,000 to workers in back wages, damages
A federal court ordered a Long Island thoroughbred horseracing stable to pay more than $132,000 in back wages and damages to 52 workers at Belmont and Aqueduct racetracks and other locations, the U.S.

The court affirmed the department’s assessment of $37,368 in civil penalties for willful wage theft and falsifying records, a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.Gargan admitted that he violated the Fair Labor Standards Act in the consent agreement dated Jan.The stable is also required to post signs, in English and Spanish, explaining to employees their rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act.Gargan Stables Corp.

"Gargan Stables Corp.The court also is requiring Gargan Stables to hire a monitor at its own expense to review its payroll practices, recommend changes to any non-compliant practices and take steps to ensure work hours are properly recorded.

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