Nov 7, 2012|
Boston Globe's Jenn Abelson on the latest Upper Crust Woes
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It's a busy news day but upper crust pizza is in the news we're joined by -- able some from the Boston Globe -- good morning. -- how much money does upper crust pizza older former employees and their current and please I'm assuming someone. Sure it should be -- ultimately it's violent clean and on bankruptcy court which is what. And I'll work out of -- nauert so on and that's partly written that there and later at about 850000. Dollars and wages but a minimum wage violations and all that overtime I mentioned. Now do they have the money to pay this it looks like as read your article this company is in trouble yet they're stores are still open. They're attempting or is it out Chapter Eleven and -- You know the unfortunate conflict that the Department of Labor. And it I think -- You're. And letter and out of the violations that that's -- And -- thought out. Actual amount of the an equal amount in. Outages because and eat at particular companies that are well they are ignoring the laws the labor laws. And they have. Year with the Department of Labor -- track in negotiations to country -- and then united in the bank a unit. It a lot. And money. While now where these workers exclusively. Illegal immigrants -- it appears that dated dated that papers right. I don't believe it. The illegal immigrants my understanding is that once they aren't straight you know a lot of people. But immigrant or even from the American -- that. Began calling up with violations of not being paid properly Egypt as well I don't know I was a great has been our story started because. -- it -- a lot of illegal labor. Hope they'll be stored in and it Japan. Over the years and didn't even proper wages and but I think it might even more than just the workers who have -- out. So what's the deal they gonna make it there is this place quote is it pretty good pizza mayor I asked my daughter about she's this said that that they have good pizza. They get a survivor they they toast. Compare that apparently correctly. But I'll individual lot against the company and as well as owners I think you get money and the companies of any money from them and I believe our country well. But it is that they are very popular. It troubles lately because of all issued an immediate but I don't know I mean they have a lot of a -- -- 08 and nine at eight mile -- Oh. -- dollars. Auction company they a lot of food distributor. The -- Carolina and it's unclear how -- work out and there's still a lot of in fighting between. Owners of the company. So -- -- gift certificate for upper crust I should use it really faster. I've -- on a lot of ink is still pretend anymore I don't. That. A lot. On and Groupon. You know shortly before that I am not aware of whether or not actually so I'm honoring him at this time by. Teachers and. All right well Jen nice job on the story thanks for joining us. -- appreciated that's Janet Wilson Boston Globe winning June upper crust they gonna make it or I know they deserve. And I mean come on 850000. Dollars. They'll. Dylan went to the activism its pay your employees and he later today. Spelling -- Macon a fifty bucks an hour at -- -- minimum wage employees right. Illegal so. Illegal Brazilian workers sending money back. They let's take a look at some of these text questions are getting somebody from up in Maine to a seven asking stock options will the gains on stock options. From work be treated as ordinary income and -- I would suggest to you if -- -- top stock options yes the AD they are going to be. Treated as ordinary income especially going for tax -- that's that's one of the areas that they gonna get if you will. As a somebody asking if I would repeat the stock in news symbols from John -- him any -- for Newmont Mining PT for Portugal telephone. And marvell technologies was MR VL we'll take a look at some more of your. Email and -- questions my email address. Is Barry Armstrong at wrko.com. -- text number 68680. You have your old personal interpreter though she looks a little bit ragged today we hopefully lessen. With the idea that. Twelfth twelfth that he product and had a copy. Helena at a I had to drive homes had to drink the coffee -- -- see it tried drinks that copied into its host -- Tough life. I got home safely thanks for asking. Me don't worry about it. We'll be right back.