Drake Tavern to Pay for Violation of the Fair Labor Act

After an investigation of a violation of the Fair Labor Standard Act of 1938, the Department of Labor has ordered Drake Tavern of Jenkintown to pay close to $67,000 in back pay, liquidated damages and civil penalties.

The Metro Kitchen Bar, acting as Drake Tavern on Old York Road, was ordered in The United States District Court for the Eastern PA. on Friday, to pay gross back wages and liquidated damages of $51,805.82  for violating the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Act. The violations allegedly occurred in the time frame of October l, 2014 and November 20, 2016. In addition, Drake Tavern is ordered to pay $13,838 in civil penalties . All funds are due to be paid by March 12, 2018.