Yankees Servers Score Class Cert. In Wage Dispute

Law360, New York (July 26, 2013, 2:48 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday granted conditional certification in a collective action accusing the New York Yankees Partnership and a catering company co-owned by the Yankees of failing to pay the caterer's waitstaff minimum wage, tips and other compensation.

U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest said the servers, who worked for Legends Hospitality LLC at Yankee Stadium, had made the required "modest factual showing" that they had all been victims of the team and Legends' allegedly unlawful policies, including their failure to pay overtime and...
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