Purveyor Of World's Priciest Burger Hit With Wage Suit

Law360, New York (March 10, 2016, 12:03 PM EST) -- A former server at a Manhattan restaurant known for its extravagant menu items hit his employer with a proposed collective action in New York federal court on Thursday, claiming the purveyor of the world's most expensive cheeseburger couldn't cough up fair wages.

Server Irwing Velandia said Serendipity 3, known for its Guinness World Record-holding cheeseburger and ice cream sundae costing $295 and $25,000 respectively, and owner Stephen Bruce did not properly notify employees he would apply a tip credit to their wages, forced them to share tips with nontipped employees, and failed to pay wages — both regular and overtime —...

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