Yankee Stadium Food Workers Cry Foul Over Tips

Law360, New York (May 9, 2011, 4:31 PM EDT) -- A group of Yankee Stadium food service workers hit their employers with a putative class action Monday claiming the companies kept surcharges listed on food menus as gratuities in violation of New York labor law.

In a complaint filed in New York federal court, the workers allege that Volume Services America Inc. and Legends Hospitality LLC — the concession providers for the old and new stadiums, respectively — misappropriated their tips by keeping a service charge added to the cost of food and drinks served to...
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