Kikka To Pay Sushi Chefs $2.5M In FLSA Action

Law360, New York (April 8, 2011, 5:11 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday gave the final stamp of approval to a class action settlement in which sushi restaurant chain Kikka will fork over $2.5 million over claims that it shorted its chefs on overtime wages and rest breaks.

Judge Jeffrey S. White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California gave the green light for the funds to be distributed to two classes of employees of Ito Inc., which owns the Kikka chain. The deal is fair, reasonable, adequate and...
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