Applebee's Workers Look To Certify NY Class

Law360, New York (May 21, 2010, 5:21 PM EDT) -- Former employees of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar Restaurants in New York have asked to certify potentially thousands of hourly workers and managers in a suit that alleges the restaurant committed numerous violations of state and federal labor laws.

In a motion filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, the plaintiffs asked for class certification under New York Labor Law and collective action certification under the Fair Labor Standards Act for employees who worked at the restaurants from 2001...
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