Luxury Restaurant Le Cirque Embroiled In FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (January 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Upscale New York eatery Le Cirque has been hit with a wage-and-hour class action alleging that the restaurant fails to compensate its workers with proper hourly wages and overtime pay.

Former banquet server Deon Serrant filed the lawsuit on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against Le Cirque Inc. and owner Sirio Maccioni on behalf of servers and waiters who have worked at the restaurant in the past three years.

The lawsuit alleges that, although a tasting menu at...
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