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EXCLUSIVE: Attorney General’s office recovers nearly $5.7M in owed pay for New York low-wage workers

EXCLUSIVE: Attorney General’s office recovers nearly $5.7M in owed pay for New York low-wage workers

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  • 08 September 2016

ALBANY — State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office recovered nearly $5.7 million in owed pay and damages for more than 3,300 low-wage workers since last Labor Day, the Daily News has learned.

The recoveries are included in a third annual Labor Day report Schneiderman's office is set to release Monday.

The recovered wages by Schneiderman's Labor Bureau went to fast-food employees, home health aides, taxi drivers, restaurant employees and construction workers.

"As Attorney General, I remain steadfastly committed to ensuring that workers are paid for the work they do, that their pay lifts them out of poverty, and that undue obstacles aren't placed in their path to job security and economic advancement," Schneiderman said.

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