Security Guards Hit Cipriani With FLSA Overtime Suit

Law360, New York (June 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Cipriani USA, the catering and restaurant company that operates New York's Rainbow Room, has been hit with a proposed class action alleging that the company failed to pay overtime to its security guards.

Eight security guards filed the suit June 11 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated. The guards allege violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York state labor laws.

The complaint estimates that Cipriani has employed 40...
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