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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

New York Assembly considers banning sodium in all restaurant foods

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2010

New York Assemblyman Felix Ortiz (D-Brooklyn) has reportedly introduced legislation (A.B. A10129) that would bar restaurants from using salt “in any form” during food preparation

Cases recently decidedexploding snails, state alcohol beverage laws, e.coli- tainted meat outbreak

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2011

According to a news source, a small claims court in California has exonerated two seafood restaurant supervisors for alleged negligence in the case of the exploding escargot

Pelman v. McDonald’s Corp.: no class certification for obese teens

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

A judge from the U.S. Court of International Trade, sitting by designation in a New York federal district court, has determined that the obesity-related claims filed in 2002 against McDonald’s Corp. cannot be pursued as a class action

Employees seek approval of wage dispute settlement with Benihana

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2014

A putative class of workers employed by Benihana Inc. in its New York City based Haru Restaurants has filed an unopposed motion for preliminary

Federal court dismisses challenge to delisting of historical site

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

A federal court in the District of Columbia has dismissed a challenge to a determination to de-list the Blair Mountain Battle site from the National Register of Historic Places, which plaintiffs allege opens the door to coal mining in the area

Appeals court throws out Prop. 65 suits over PHiP in chicken

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

A California appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of Proposition 65 (Prop. 65) lawsuits filed against fast-food restaurants by the vegetarian and

Seventh Circuit rules franchisee need not adopt new pricing policy for now

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2012

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a Steak N Shake franchisee in Illinois was entitled to a preliminary injunction to stop the implementation of a new Steak N Shake policy for menu pricing and promotions

Michigan liquor board lifts ban of “Raging Bitch” beer

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

The Michigan Liquor Control Commission has reportedly reversed its decision to ban sales of a Maryland-based beer with a controversial name

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