Wagamama fined for failing to pay the minimum wage
Restaurant chains Wagamama and TGI Fridays have each been fined an undisclosed amount for failing to pay staff the National Minimum Wage.
They were among 43 employers in the hospitality sector on the government's latest list of firms breaking the law.
Wagamama has repaid an average of £50 to 2,630 employees. TGI Friday's had to repay £25 each to 2,300 staff.
Wagamama blamed "an inadvertent misunderstanding" of the rules on staff uniforms for the blunder.
A Wagamama spokesperson said the company had asked front-of-house staff to wear black jeans or a black skirt with their... read more
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