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Waiter claims upscale eatery forced tip sharing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

According to a news source, a Smith & Wollensky waiter has filed a putative class-action lawsuit in a Nevada state court alleging that he was forced


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


Former Chili’s employee sues over wages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2011

A California resident has filed a putative class action against Brinker International, Inc., alleging that when she worked for one of its Chili’s Grill & Bar Restaurants she was not paid minimum wage, because the company “fraudulently and maliciously caused Plaintiff and Class members to make up the restaurants’ cash shortages.”


EEOC charges Burger King with religious discrimination
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a Title VII civil rights action against a Burger King restaurant claiming that it failed to accommodate the religious beliefs of a Pentecostal Christian woman who sought to wear skirts or dresses to work instead of uniform pants


Court grants conditional class certification in T.G.I. Friday’s wage action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

A New York federal court has granted conditional class certification to plaintiffs employed by T.G.I. Friday's who allege underpayment for side work


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


Former employees sue Beverly Hills restaurant over wages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2013

According to a news source, upscale Rodeo Drive sushi restaurant Urasawa has been sued by former employees who claim they were forbidden from taking


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


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


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."