Labor: State and federal agencies turn up heat on restaurants and contractors for wage and hour violations
The restaurant business is notoriously difficult. According to one study, about 60 percent of new restaurants fail within three years of opening.
Cue the jangling spurs, wind-tossed duster and squint-eyed man reaching for his pistol—a new sheriff just stepped into town and is ready to keep the peace. California’s Department of Industrial Relations’ (DIR) Division of Labor Standards Enforcement yesterday announced the formation of a new group that will have its eye...