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Philadelphia Restaurant to Pay $400k to 63 Workers for Wage Theft

Philadelphia Restaurant to Pay $400,000 to 63 Workers for Wage Theft Violations

Talula’s Garden, a Philadelphia restaurant, has agreed to pay 63 workers $400,000 for wage theft violations, including requiring employees to work unpaid hours, according to a lawsuit initiated by the U.S. Department of Labor. The lawsuit alleges Talula’s Garden violated the overtime, minimum wage, and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). “The … Continue reading Philadelphia Restaurant to Pay $400,000 to 63 Workers for Wage Theft Violations

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Mastro’s Restaurant Accused of Stealing from Tip Pool

Tipped employees at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Chicago sued the restaurant in Illinois state court, claiming that the restaurant illegally retained a portion of the tip pool, and failed to pay its servers the correct minimum wage. Former Mastro’s busser Jose Murata brought the class action in Illinois State Court against Mastro’s, accusing the restaurant of … Continue reading Mastro’s Restaurant Accused of Stealing from Tip Pool