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Law360, Los Angeles (August 25, 2016, 8:11 PM ET) — Six nail salons in Long Island, New York, were ordered Wednesday to pay more than $200,000 in back wages and civil penalties after the U.S. Department of Labor found the businesses violated overtime and recordkeeping rules for employees, as part of an ongoing crackdown on an industry accused of exploiting immigrants.

The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division said a probe of the nail salons revealed that 95 employees were owed $178,000 in back pay for work done from 2012 to 2015. As part of a settlement,…

Source: Law360