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Fast food workers vote against unionizing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2010

Employees at 10 Minneapolis-based Jimmy John's sandwich shops have reportedly voted against joining the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), which has since alleged that the close election "was marred by misconduct."

Starbucks’ tip-distribution policy upheld in New York

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2013

Answering two of the questions certified to it by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, New York's high court has determined that Starbucks Corp. can

Celebrity chef settles restaurant employee wage claims for $1.15 million

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2012

A federal court in New York has dismissed with prejudice claims that Mario Batali’s Del Posto restaurant allegedly retained portions of workers’ tips in violation of federal and state labor laws after approving an agreement requiring the defendants to pay $1.15 million into a settlement fund and provide workers with training and paid vacation time and sick leave

Tips and wage suit filed against celebrity chef’s LA restaurant

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2013

Women who worked at celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay's Los Angeles restaurant, The Fat Cow, have filed a putative class action on behalf of all nonexempt

Waffle house worker claims owner falsely reported that minimum wage was paid

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2011

A former employee of an Olathe, Kansas, waffle venue has brought a collective action against his employer alleging that it reported inaccurate tip earnings so that it would appear that his total earnings were compliant with the federal minimum wage

Hard times for Hard Rock Café employees

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

A California court has reportedly denied a motion to certify a class of Hard Rock Café employees who allege that the restaurant chain wrongly classified them as exempt employees and then forced them to assume the tasks of non-exempt employees without paying them overtime or allowing them to take meal periods and rest breaks, and otherwise provided inaccurate wage statements

Batali and Bastianich settle wage claims for $5.25 million

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2012

Restaurateurs Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich have apparently agreed to settle for $5.25 million wage-related claims in a class action filed by waitstaff at their New York City restaurants including Babbo, Bar Jamon, Casa Mono, Del Posto, Esca, Lupa, Otto, and Tarry Lodge

Restaurant workers sue Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

Renowned restaurateurs Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich have reportedly been sued by workers in their East and West Coast restaurants

California appellate court refuses to certify Chipotle employee class action

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2010

A California court of appeals has denied the request of a former Chipotle employee to certify a class of current and former non-managerial employees alleging that the company violated labor laws by denying them meal and rest breaks

California Olive Garden workers bring wage-related claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2012

Two California men who allegedly worked as cooks at a Riverside County Olive Garden have filed a putative class action as private attorneys general under the California Labor Code, claiming that they performed off-the-clock work, were not provided meal or rest breaks as required by law or paid overtime, and had the cost of shoes deducted from their paychecks