Judge Authorizes Collective Action Notice in Wheatfield’s case

A lawsuit against Wheatfield’s Eatery and Bakery, a restaurant with three locations in Omaha, Nebraska, has been given the go-ahead to move forward as a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Magistrate Judge Thomas Thalken’s Findings and … Continued

Megu Restaurant Hit With Tip and Overtime Lawsuit

Servers at Megu restaurant have filed a lawsuit claiming that the upscale Japanese restaurant violated various federal and state law pay requirements. Lawyers for the workers claim that the restaurant improperly forced waiters and waitresses to share their tips with … Continued

Mars 2112 Restaurant Sued Under New York Plant Closing Law

The abrupt closing of Mars 2112, a Times Square vicinity space-themed restaurant popular with tourists, has resulted in a plant closing lawsuit. Under the New York State Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (“WARN”), employers may be required to provide … Continued