Nine Jollibee workers who alleged they were wrongfully terminated at a branch in Jersey City, New Jersey, will receive an $84,000 settlement.
The workers said they were terminated in February as they were preparing to petition for better working conditions and pay, Al Jazeera reports. They were seeking to raise the minimum wage from $14 to $17.
In October, the workers were reinstated, and the company promised they would meet more demands.
According to NJ.com, the settlement is part of a back payment. Jollibee also issued an apology to the workers it had terminated.
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