Dong Phuong Bakery in New Orleans East, famous for its King Cakes and rolls, has been ordered by the U.S. Department of Labor to pay $127,000 in overtime pay. Investigators said the bakery on Chef Menteur Highway violated overtime requirements by paying employees “straight time” for all the hours they worked and failing to pay overtime when workers logged more than 40 hours. The Labor Department ordered the bakery to make payments to 43 employees. The company was also found to be paying some workers in cash with no documentation.
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