Subway Teams with WHD to Monitor Wage and Hour Issues

Subway, a DBA of Doctor’s Associates Inc., has reached an agreement dated Aug. 1 with the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor (DOL) to “ensure a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work” at its U.S. franchises.

The agreement notes that Subway has partnered with WHD since 2012 to educate franchisees on adhering to the wage, hour and labor standards of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and will continue to look to WHD to provide training and educational resources.

Subway will share employment data with WHD and will hold quarterly meetings as part of the agreement in an effort to “generate new ideas for enhancing FLSA compliance throughout Subway stores in the United States.”

Read the Aug. 1 “Voluntary Agreement.”

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