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Sous Chef Lawsuit Claims Pay By Salary Unlawfully Denied Him Overtime Pay

A former sous chef at a Kona Grill location in Florida claims the restaurant purposefully misclassified him to avoid paying him overtime wages, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The sous chef alleges Kona Grill, which operates 45 restaurants in 23 states and Puerto Rico, intentionally misclassified all its sous chefs, as … Continue reading Sous Chef Lawsuit Claims Pay By Salary Unlawfully Denied Him Overtime Pay

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May 21st is National Waiters and Waitresses Day – Know Your Rights!

Today is National Waiters and Waitresses Day, but many restaurants in New York will continue to pay their waitstaff incorrectly today, as they do everyday. If you are a server, runner, bartender, or busser in New York, you should know your rights.  Here are ten wage theft violations that you need to know about: Management … Continue reading May 21st is National Waiters and Waitresses Day – Know Your Rights!