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Alleged Illegal Labor Practices Cost Grocery Stores $1 Million in Restitution and Penalties

  • Massachusetts AG Maura Healey cited three C-Mart grocery stores and their owners for alleged wage theft and other labor violations affecting over 150 employees.
  • According to the AG’s office, an investigation revealed that C-Mart employees were denied paid sick leave, overtime, and premium pay for work on Sundays. In addition, C-Mart and its owners failed to produce timekeeping records that are required by law.
  • The AG’s office issued 15 citations totaling nearly $1 million in restitution and penalties.