Feds Investigating Chickie’s and Pete’s

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Chickie’s and Pete’s is scrambling as the US Labor Department looks into payment violations and more than 60 former and current employees are suing the now ten-location strong chain.

Though a Chickie’s spokesman says they will “vigorously contest [the charges] in court,” the company’s recent actions, including issuing 2012 refunds on the “Pete tax” and adjusting how tipped employees are paid, must say something.

Chickie’s and Pete’s facing lawsuits, probe over employees’ pay [Philadelphia Inquirer]
Chickie’s and Pete’s [Official Site]

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  • Alimentarian

    When I read the headline, I thought the feds were finally cracking down on false advertising of their supposed “crab” fries.