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Airline Service Company to Pay for Minimum Wage and Overtime Violations and Reimburse Costs of Laundering Uniforms

  • New York AG Letitia James reached a settlement with airline service company American Sales and Management Organization, LLC d/b/a/ Eulen America (“Eulen”) to resolve allegations that it underpaid its employees and failed to reimburse minimum-wage employees for work-related costs in violation of New York’s labor laws, including the Minimum Wage Act and the Miscellaneous Wage Order.
  • According to the assurance of discontinuance, Eulen failed to pay employees the Port Authority Minimum Wage, which is applicable to its employees, did not pay overtime to employees who worked more than 40 hours in a week, and did not reimburse minimum-wage employees for the cost of laundering their uniforms.
  • Under the terms of the assurance of discontinuance, Eulen will pay $590,000 in employee restitution, and will retain documentation of employee policies and forms and other documents related to Eulen’s employment practices for six years, among other things.