TGI Fridays Underpaid Workers For Short Days, Suit Says

Law360, New York (June 17, 2013, 1:22 PM EDT) -- A former employee of a California TGI Fridays accused her ex-employer of telling employees to go home on days when business was slow but failing to properly compensate them for showing up, in a proposed wage-and-hour class action filed in California state court Friday.

Maribel Portillo, an Inglewood, Calif., resident who worked in an unspecified position for the chain's Los Angeles location, also said in her complaint that workers were obliged to attend meetings that they were either not paid for or paid less than their...
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