NYC Catering Co. Pocketed Service Charges, Suit Says

Law360, New York (April 7, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT) -- Five current and former employees of a catering company that serves some of New York City's most prominent special events launched a $5 million putative class action in New York on Wednesday accusing the caterer of bilking servers out of tips.

Catering services provider Restaurant Associates Events Corp. and its parent company Compass Group USA Inc. have violated New York Labor Law by failing to pay workers the percentage service charge the companies routinely charge customers for all food, drink and service labor provided at hundreds...
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