NY's Mesa Grill, Bar Americain Face FLSA Claims

Law360, New York (January 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay is under a different sort of spotlight now that servers at his New York restaurants have filed a purported collective action claiming they have been cheated out of wages and tips in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York labor laws.

The suit was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and seeks to recover minimum wages, overtime compensation and allegedly misappropriated tips and mandatory gratuities for the plaintiffs and their similarly...
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