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Wingstop owned by rapper Rick Ross fined for labor violation

Wingstop franchise business owned by Rick Ross and his family paid $114,427 for labor violations at five locations in Mississippi. 

In a Balmain sweater and diamond-encrusted necklace, the musician admitted his failure on his Instagram

"You make mistakes when you run a business, but as the biggest boss, you never make the same mistake twice," Ross said. "If you're the biggest, being accountable is important." 17} Boss Wings Enterprises of South Haven, Mississippi illegally forced workers to pay for uniforms, safety training, background checks, and checkout shortages.

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Rick Ross at his 2022 BET Awards at his Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA on June 26, 2022. I will attend. Paras Griffin

That means some employees are below his $7.25 federal minimum wage, according to a government agency. was Investigators also found that Boss Wings let his 15-year-old employee work past 10 p.m. Over the past year, he has violated labor restrictions on child labor many times.

A Labor Department investigation recovered his $51,674 in unpaid wages and damages against 244 workers, and $62,753 in civil fines.

"Restaurant workers often work hard for low wages, and many rely on every dollar they earn to survive," says Mississippi. Audrey Hall, district director of wages and hours at the agency in Jackson, said. statement. “The law allows Boss Wing Enterprises LLC to pass on operating costs to workers by deducting uniform costs, cash register shortages, or training costs, or by allowing workers to pay below the minimum wage rate.

Ross owns nearly 30 Wingstop franchises nationwide, according to

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