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Lawsuit: Woodberry Kitchen used ‘shift pay’ to shaft workers on overtime

Spike and Amy Gjerde, owners of Woodberry Kitchen, in 2012. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record / FILE)

The owners of Woodberry Kitchen and its sister restaurants do not pay prep cooks daily wages unless they work 10-hour shifts, according to a potential class-action federal lawsuit filed Friday. The pastry cooks, line cooks and bread-bakers also regularly worked ...

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Stats show more jobs, higher pay

U.S. employers added a vigorous 257,000 jobs in January, and wages jumped by the most in six years — evidence that the job market is accelerating closer to full health. The surprisingly robust report the government issued Friday also showed ...

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