Babbo, Batali Served With Class Action Over Tips

Law360, New York (July 22, 2010, 4:40 PM EDT) -- Two workers at Mario Batali's Babbo Ristorante Enoteca slapped the celebrity chef and his restaurant with a putative class and collective action Thursday, accusing the defendants of failing to pay employees the required minimum wage or a premium rate for overtime hours.

The complaint was filed on behalf of Stephanie Capsolas and Hernan Ricardo Alvardo in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the New York State Minimum Wage Act and New York Labor...
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