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Unpaid Tips

Neon Sign at Seventh Veil Club

This settlement resolves a lawsuit brought by a former dancer against 7180 Sunset Blvd., Inc. and Three Group, Inc. under employment laws. The complaint claimed that the companies misclassified dancers, who performed at Seventh Veil, Royal Palace (Star Strip), or Crazy Girls, as independent contractors when they were actually employees.

Sandwich from Primanti Bros. Restaurant

Primanti Brothers has agreed to settle a class action claiming it violated the Fair Labor Standards Act as well as Pennsylvania laws in its payments for tipped employees. Among other things, the complaint claimed that the restaurant did not satisfy notice requirements and took deductions from tips that it was not entitled to. 

In this lawsuit two former food servers at Sardinia Restaurant in Miami Beach allege that the restaurant violated federal employment laws by deducting inventory and uniform fees from their pay checks, which violated the tip employee exception to the federal minimum wage laws.

 

In this lawsuit a former banquet server for private events at Pulse Restaurant in New York City is alleging that during her time as as an employee she was routinely underpaid for total hours worked, denied gratuity amounts to which she was entitled and was not provided with accurate wage statements as required by law.