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Archive for March, 2021

Beaverton Restaurant Cheated 39 Workers on Payroll

By Oregon Small Business Association The U.S. Labor Department has ordered the owners of a Beaverton restaurant to pay more than $400,000 in back pay to its 39 employees. Buffet Palace paid a flat monthly wage to its employees, no matter how many hours they worked, resulting at times in an hourly wage of $5, […]

Restaurants Slow to Re-Open Despite Lifted Rules

By Oregon Small Business Association Although Multnomah County restaurants area can reopen to serve customers indoors, many owners and operators hesitate to invest in rehiring workers and restocking kitchens when a spike in coronavirus cases could force them to shut their doors again. The uncertainty for restaurant owners, who have been forced twice in the […]