Pastry shop manager suspected of filching staff’s wages
Naha Labor Standards Inspection Office sent documents to Prosecutors’ Office, Tuesday, concerning an incident of a female ex-manager of two pastry bakery shops suspected of violating the Labor Standards Act and the Minimum Wage Act.
According to Labor Stardard Office inspectors, the 65-year-old ex-manager is suspected of failing to pay her staff for work on several occasios. She also failed to respond to the administrative guidance from Naha Labor Office regarding the matter.
The Office regards her actions malicious, and searched and seized documents from the shop this June. One of the shops changed the manager in August.
The ex-manager is suspected of failing to pay a total of ¥436,241 in wages to four of her staff, including high school students under 18 of age. The alleged incidents happened from Oct. 1 to 31, 2015, and from Dec. 1, 2015 to Feb. 28, 2016.