Mike Ditka's Restaurant Gets Wage Class Action Punted

Law360, Chicago (March 8, 2012, 3:55 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge on Thursday tossed a waiter's putative collective action accusing NFL football legend Mike Ditka's Chicago restaurant of failing to shell out proper overtime wages, finding the complaint left "a lot to be desired."

U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo said at a hearing that he would dismiss without prejudice Paul Turner's complaint accusing his former employer, Mike Ditka's — Chicago LLC, of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act and Illinois wage laws by failing to give its tipped and hourly employees correct overtime...
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