• Court: Black man in South Carolina made to work without pay entitled to $546K

    4 days ago - By WGN TV

    RICHMOND, Va. - After a Black man with intellectual disabilities was enslaved, beaten and forced to work more than 100 hours a week without pay in a South Carolina restaurant, his manager was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay $273,000 in restitution. But a federal appeals court recently ruled the man is entitled to double that amount under federal labor laws.
    A three-judge panel of the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that a U.S. District Court judge erred when he failed to include an additional $273,000 as “liquidated damages” in his order of restitution. Under...
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  • Court: Black man made to work at SC restaurant without pay entitled to $546K

    Court: Black man made to work at SC restaurant without pay entitled to $546K

    5 days ago - By WYFF

    Restaurant manager physically and mentally abused man, court finds
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