Moved to conditionally certify collective action under FLSA on behalf of cooks who alleged that they were not paid overtime at Chicagoland steakhouse chain. Plaintiffs received an early settlement of more than $200,000.
Represented cooks, bussers, and servers in wide-ranging FLSA and IMWL suit against popular, 24-hour franchise-owned breakfast restaurant. Plaintiffs alleged that Defendants misclassified cooks as salaried-exempt and committed tip credit violations, in addition to other minimum wage and overtime violations. Plaintiffs received a settlement of $275,000.
Represented employee with serious medical condition in Family Medical Leave Act action who was fired after suffering from the condition and requesting additional leave from work. Plaintiff received a favorable settlement in excess of $100,000.