Employer: Quick Service Foods Inc., operating as Wendy’s 1779 Army Drive, Suite 104 Dededo, Guam 96929Investigation findings: U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigators found the operator of a Wendy’s restaurant franchise at Naval Base Guam did not pay required health and welfare benefits to its service contract workers. The division investigation recovered $37,529 in health and welfare benefits owed to 56 current and former employees by the Dededo-based employer, who violated federal contract labor regulations under the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act. The workers were employed under a $2.6 million food service contract awarded to franchisee by the U.S. Navy through its Exchange Service Command for a 10-year period.Back Wages Recovered: $37,529 in health and welfare benefits.Quote: “The Wage and Hour Division is committed to making sure employers pay workers their rightfully earned wages and benefits under the law,” said Wage and Hour Division District Director Terence Trotter in Honolulu. “Federal contractors must understand and comply with their legal requirements.”Background: Quick Service Foods Inc. is a food service industry employer that operates five Wendy’s locations on Guam with more than 200 workers.Learn more about the Wage and Hour Division, including a search tool to use if you think you may be owed back wages collected by the division. Workers can call the Wage and Hour Division confidentially with questions – regardless of their immigration status – and the department can speak with callers in more than 200 languages.
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