Miriam Martinez Solais worked six to seven days a week, 12 hours at a time, at Vesuvio’s Pizza & Grill in Roxboro, North Carolina for six years. Yet she was only paid $400 a week. So after years of hard work, the 28-year-old woman quit and filed a complaint against her former employer with the North Carolina Department of Labor, claiming she was paid far below minimum wage and denied overtime compensation. The NCDOL and the federal Labor Department started investigating Vesuvio’s.

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