Wage-And-Hour Wave Hits Big Apple Eateries

Law360, New York (February 26, 2010, 2:58 PM EST) -- Now that much of the low-hanging fruit has been plucked in the ongoing wage-and-hour suit boom, plaintiffs attorneys have set their sights on New York City's restaurants, serving them up with class and collective actions — often centering on tip-pooling claims — with increasing frequency, attorneys say.

Wage-and-hour suits against restaurants aren't new, but the past two years have seen a spike in such suits against restaurants in Manhattan, lawyers said, adding that many of the suits are being filed for claims under both the Fair...
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