Workers Target Mama Mexico With $5M FLSA Action

Law360, New York (August 18, 2009, 12:17 PM EDT) -- A putative class of food workers has accused New York City- and New Jersey-based chain Mama Mexico Restaurants of failing to pay the workers minimum and overtime wages and of misappropriating tips, in a newly amended $5 million lawsuit.

Teresa Lara Benavidez and the five other named plaintiffs' filed an amended complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, four days after a stipulation before the court that no answer to the initial complaint, brought in May, would be required...
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