Met Player's Hotspot Sued For Wage Violations

Law360, New York (April 18, 2011, 8:49 PM EDT) -- Two former restaurant workers filed suit Friday in a New York federal court, claiming that an upscale Puerto Rican eatery co-owned by New York Mets player Carlos Beltran deprived a proposed class of minimum wages and overtime pay.

Sofrito failed to pay food service employees legal wages or to distribute tips properly,violating the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to the complaint filed Friday in the Southern District of New York. Server Kevin Martinez Rivera and bartender Dayana Depena allege the restaurant paid them $35 per shift,...
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