Houston restaurants fork over back pay

HOUSTON Five restaurants in Houston have agreed to pay a total of $334,146 in back pay to 154 current and former workers after an over-time investigation by the U.S. Labor Department.

The Houston probe found employees were being paid straight time for all hours worked, including those worked over 40 hours in a workweek. Employers also paid non-exempt employees on a salary basis without the additional half-time premium for hours worked over 40 in a workweek.

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