Sacramento gas station ordered to pay over $132K to employees following labor violations, intimidation

(FOX40.COM) — A Sacramento gas station on Florin Road was ordered to pay roughly $132,000 in wages and damages after it was found to have violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

According to the Department of Labor, the Fastrip gas station on Florin Road failed to pay federal minimum wage and overtime to seven employees.

Sacramento-area restaurant allegedly offered employees ‘priest’ to confess ‘workplace sins’ to, illegally denied $70k in overtime pay

The Department of Labor also said the employer tried to bribe employees to not speak with investigators and required employees to sign blank timecards to later backdate and falsify.

According to the DoL, the employer also intimidated and threatened to report employees’ immigration status and visited their family and friends.

In total, the company was ordered to pay $57,340 in minimum wage and overtime, another $57,340 in liquidated damages and $17,500 in compensatory damages to employees.

The court also ordered the gas station to pay $4,655 in civil penalties.

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