Chop't Accused Of Underpaying Delivery Workers

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 3:05 PM EDT) -- Chop't Creative Salad Company LLC was accused Tuesday in a putative class action lawsuit of paying its New York City delivery employees below state and federal minimum wage and failing to pay overtime wages or compensate them for the cost of bicycles used to deliver food.

The lawsuit was brought by four current and former employees who allege operators of the salad restaurant chain have taken unfair advantage of the Fair Labor Standard Act's tip credit, which allows employers to credit a portion of their workers'...
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Case Title

Ortiz et al v. Chop't Creative Salad Company LLC, et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-02541

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Kevin Nathaniel Fox

Date Filed

April 16, 2013

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