korean immigrant workers recover unpaid wages from new jersey restaurant

Some news from the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund... In Palisades Park, New Jersey, AALDEF's New Jersey-Asian American Legal Project has recovered over $30,000 in unpaid wages for three Korean workers from the Pokoo Sushi & Sashimi Restaurant: Korean Immigrant Restaurant Workers Recover Over $30,000 in Unpaid Wages from Employer in Palisades Park.

The three worker were all sushi chefs who often worked more than twelve hours a day and rarely got breaks while they were continuously prepping for restaurant patrons and delivery orders. With AALDEF's help, one of the workers received unpaid wages of over $20,000, another received over $12,000, and the third received over $7,000. Read the rest of AALDEF's press release here.

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