Represented server in FLSA and IMWL suit for unpaid minimum wages and overtime wages against Chicago restaurant. The server alleged that the restaurant committed numerous tip credit violations and never paid her overtime when she worked more than 40 hours per week. Plaintiff received a settlement of more than $60,000.
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.