Applebee's Franchise Workers Served A Win In Wage Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (October 5, 2017, 8:57 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday agreed with a group of Applebee’s franchise employees that the company shouldn’t have taken so-called tip credits from their pay in a recommendation that, the workers’ attorneys say, could lead to more than $100 million in payments from the company.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Cheryl L. Pollak issued a sweeping report and recommendations in the long-running wage and hour class action, finding among other things that Applebee’s franchisee Apple-Metro Inc. failed to properly alert workers it was taking tip credits...
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Case Title

Marin v. Apple-Metro, Inc. et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-05274

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New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

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Eric N. Vitaliano

Date Filed

October 22, 2012


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Dove v. Apple-Metro, Inc. et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-01417

Court

New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

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Eric N. Vitaliano

Date Filed

March 18, 2013

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