$90K In Damages Upheld In Famous Dave's OT Suit

Law360, New York (December 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appeals court has upheld more than $90,000 in liquidated damages against the owners of five Famous Dave's restaurants in the Omaha, Neb., area who were found liable for unpaid overtime wages for employees working at multiple locations.

In an opinion issued Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled the damages were appropriate because the owners of Barbeque Ventures LLC and Old Market Ventures LLC failed to show they made a good faith effort to comply with overtime regulations under the Fair...
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