Saigon Grill Workers Wrap Up $4.6M Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (September 14, 2009, 12:38 PM EDT) -- Employees of the New York City pan-Asian restaurant Saigon Grill have resolved the last remaining claims of a long-running lawsuit accusing the restaurant’s owners of massive employment fraud — including minimum wage violations, wage kickbacks and falsification of business records — that saw the workers win $4.6 million in back pay.

Judge Michael Dolinger of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York signed off on the settlement, nearly a year after the court first ruled in favor of the restaurant’s delivery workers....
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