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Chen et al v. WAI ? Cafe Inc. et al

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Case overview

Case Number:



New York Southern

Nature of Suit:

Labor: Fair Standards

Multi Party Litigation:

Class Action

28:1331 Fed. Question


James C. Francis


  1. August 2, 2017

    NY Cafe Won't Face Second Fed. Trial In Unpaid Wages Suit

    A New York federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a suit brought by a half-dozen former employees of a Manhattan cafe alleging they were shorted on overtime, ruling that after the employees' $470,000 trial win was vacated on appeal, only state law claims now remain in the suit.

  2. February 19, 2016

    Denied Sanctions, Cafe Owner Gets New Trial In Wage Suit

    A Manhattan cafe owner accused by a handful of former employees of withholding fair wages under the New York Labor Law was denied sanctions against the employees’ attorney by a New York federal court on Friday, but will get another chance to defend himself at a new trial.