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$1,000,000.00 Settlement Denied Meal/Rest Breaks

National Restaurant/Bar Chain: Employees denied state mandated meal and rest breaks and forced to unlawfully pool their tips.

Case Background:

Type of Case: Meal and Rest Break Violations, Unlawful Tip Pooling
Settlement Amount: $1,000,000.00

In a significant legal case, a national restaurant/bar chain has reached a $1,000,000.00 settlement in response to allegations of denying its employees state-mandated meal and rest breaks and unlawfully requiring them to pool their tips.

Meal and Rest Break Violations:

The restaurant/bar chain was facing serious allegations of failing to provide its employees with the required meal and rest breaks mandated by state labor laws. The denial of these essential breaks raised concerns about employee well-being, work conditions, and compliance with labor standards.

Unlawful Tip Pooling:

In addition to the meal and rest break violations, the company was also accused of unlawfully requiring employees to pool their tips. This practice, which is prohibited by law in many jurisdictions, raised concerns about the fair distribution of earnings among employees.

Legal Advocacy and Dedication:

Our legal team displayed unwavering dedication to advocating for the affected employees. We conducted a thorough investigation into the alleged meal and rest break violations and tip pooling practices, gathered substantial evidence, and engaged in negotiations to ensure that the rights and financial well-being of the employees were protected.

This case exemplifies our commitment to upholding labor laws, fighting for the rights of workers, and holding employers accountable for any labor law infractions.

The Settlement:

The $1,000,000.00 settlement achieved in this case is a significant step toward addressing the alleged meal and rest break violations and unlawful tip pooling. It is intended to provide affected employees with fair compensation for any potential labor law violations and tip-related issues.

Contact Us:

If you believe that your rights concerning meal and rest breaks have been violated or that you have been subjected to unlawful tip pooling, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our legal team is ready to provide guidance and support to protect your rights and ensure fair treatment in the workplace. Contact us today for a consultation to discuss your situation.

Attorney Eric Kingsley

Eric Kingsley

Eric B. Kingsley is a 2023 "Best In Law" Award winner and has litigated over 150 class actions. He is also an AV peer rated attorney and a prolific speaker at various seminars on employment law.

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