CulinArt Beats Class Cert. In Wage-And-Hour Suit

Law360, New York (June 3, 2013, 11:05 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday denied class certification in a suit claiming CulinArt Inc., one of the largest food service companies in the U.S., failed to pay overtime, ruling that the plaintiff had not shown the alleged practice was widespread.

U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman said the plaintiff, former CulinArt sous chef Osagie Ikikhueme, offered too little evidence about the company’s general practices.

“As plaintiff has put forward no evidence regarding similarly situated sous chefs, his motion for preliminary certification of a collective action...
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Case Title

Ikikhueme v. CulinArt, Inc. et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-00293

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Jesse M. Furman

Date Filed

January 13, 2013

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