35 Restaurant Workers Claim FLSA Violations At Trial

Law360, New York (June 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The trial began Monday in a wage-and-hour dispute brought by certain delivery workers against their former employer, Manhattan Chinese restaurant Saigon Grill Inc., claiming the restaurant’s owner violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by refusing to pay them minimum wage and overtime.

In a courtroom in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, attorneys for the 35 delivery men alleged that Saigon Grill’s owner, Simon Nget, violated the FLSA by requiring his delivery employees to work long shifts six or seven days...
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