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Not So Magic, Johnson: Carpenters Protest Wages at 20 Henry Street

The Brooklyn Eagle reports that the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America are miffed about how the developers of 20 Henry Street, Magic Johnson’s Canyon Johnson Funds, is compensating its workers. Our man in the NYC Council Steve Levin pointed out the firm’s questionable hiring practices earlier this year.

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Park Plaza Diner Sued Over Wages

The Brooklyn Eagle reports that lawyers for George Haritopoulos,  a former Park Plaza Diner employee,  have filed a class action lawsuit against the eatery.  The suit claims that Haritopoulos  and other workers have not been paid the minimum hourly wages mandated by Federal ($2.13) and New York State ($4.65) law. Brooklyn Eagle: Haritopoulos, an immigrant […]

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