American Samoa grocery store violates minimum wage laws - Solomon Star News

American Samoa grocery store violates minimum wage laws

09 August 2014
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RNZI: A grocery store in American Samoa, K.S Mart, has agreed to pay over 85 thousand US dollars to 87 employees for violations of the minimum wage and overtime laws.

A grocery store in American Samoa, K.S Mart, has agreed to pay over 85 thousand US dollars to 87 employees for violations of the minimum wage and overtime laws.

Wage and Hour Division investigators found that hourly employees worked through lunch without compensation.

They also found that 11 salaried workers were entitled to overtime pay but did not receive it.

Wage and Hour District Director Terry Trotter says hours worked must be properly counted and paid.

- RNZI

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