Decisions of Interest

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(January 24, 2017) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement

(December 8, 2016) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement

(October 7, 2016) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(June 30, 2016) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(May 31, 2016) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(May 20, 2016) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(April 27, 2016) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(March 14, 2016) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(February 26, 2016) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(January 19, 2016) Order granting Plaintiffs' motion for conditional class certification.

(December 22, 2015) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(December 21, 2015) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(November 3, 2015) Judge Grants Motion to Extend the Notice Period for FLSA Opt-ins to Join the Case.

(October 15, 2015) Order granting Plaintiffs' motion for conditional class certification.

(October 6, 2015) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(September 30, 2015) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(September 11, 2015) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(September 2, 2015) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(August 19, 2015) Order granting Plaintiffs' motion for conditional class certification.

(July 30, 2015) Order granting Plaintiffs' motion for conditional class certification.

(June 23, 2015) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(June 20, 2015) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(June 18, 2015) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(June 2, 2015) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(April 28, 2015) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(March 27, 2015) Court Denies TGI Fridays’ Motion to Dismiss and Change Venue.

(March 27, 2015) Court Orders Chipotle to Turn Over Privileged Documents.

(March 5, 2015) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(January 20, 2015) Plaintiffs’ Motion for Nation-Wide Conditional Certification Granted.

(December 18, 2014) Chipotle Loses Motion For Protective Order.

(October 15, 2014) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(October 6, 2014) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(July 31, 2014) Final Approval of Seven Figure Class Action Settlement.

(July 28, 2014) Granting Plaintiffs' Motion to Amend the Complaint and Ruling that the Accepted Rule 68 does not moot the case.

(July 18, 2014) Denying Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment as to Willfulness, Executive Exemption and Administrative Exemption for Salaried Assistant Managers.

(July 2, 2014) Granting Plaintiffs' motion to amend the complaint.

(July 2, 2014) Order granting Plaintiffs' motion for conditional class certification.

(June 9, 2014) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(June 9, 2014) Order Granting Plaintiffs' Motion to Limit Scope of Discovery in a Class Action.

(April 16, 2014) Order granting Plaintiffs’ motion for partial summary judgment.

(April 1, 2014) Decision Granting Appeal in Favor of Yankee Stadium Workers

(March 21, 2014) Decision Granting Default Judgment of over $9 Million in Unpaid Wages and Overtime.

(February 18, 2014) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(February 14, 2014) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(October 25, 2013) Denial of Chipotle's motion to appeal conditional certification.

(October 2, 2013) Final judgment and order granting final approval of a seven-figure class action settlement.

(September 20, 2013) Granting Motion for Conditional Certification under the FLSA for all locations Nation-Wide since November 2008.

(September 10, 2013) Final judgment and order granting final approval of a seven-figure class action settlement.

(September 3, 2013) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(August 16, 2013) Granting Plaintiffs’ motion to amend the complaint to add a parent company and individual Defendants.

(August 6, 2013) Denying Defendants’ motion to dismiss based on the recent Supreme Court Case, Genesis Healthcare.

(July 25, 2013) Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Collective Action Certification pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

(July 17, 2013) Granting Plaintiff’ Motion to Dismiss Counterclaims and Denying Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss.

(May 22, 2013) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(April 30, 2013) Granting Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement.

(April 30, 2013) Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Collective Action Certification pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

(March 7, 2013) Final Approval of Class Action Settlement of $750,000 covering servers and runners at Old Yankee Stadium.

(December 6, 2012) preliminary approval of class action settlement on behalf of workers at Old Yankee Stadium.

(December 4, 2012) Decision granting class certification and appointing Fitapelli & Schaffer as Class Counsel.

(October 5, 2012) Final Judgment and order granting final approval of class action settlement.

(July 6, 2012) Final judgment and order granting final approval of a seven-figure class action settlement.

(June 28, 2012) Order granting Plaintiffs’ motion for order conditionally certifying settlement class and preliminarily approving class action settlement.

(March 12, 2012) [Proposed] order granting Plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary approval of settlement, conditional certification of the settlement class, appointment of Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP as class counsel, and approval of the proposed notice of settlement and class action procedure.

(March 6, 2012) Order granting Plaintiff’s motion for conditional certification of the collective action, to compel Defendant to provide information regarding similarly situated employees for the six-year period prior to the lawsuit, and for court-authorized notice under § 216(b) of the FLSA.

(February 21, 2012) Order awarding Attorneys’ fees and all costs.

(February 15, 2012) Order granting Plaintiffs’ motion for partial summary judgment.

(December 13, 2011) Order granting Plaintiffs’ motion for certification of settlement class, final approval of a six-figure class action settlement, and approval of FLSA settlements, granting Plaintiffs’ motion for approval of attorneys’ fees and reimbursement of expenses, and granting Plaintiffs’ motion for class representative service awards.

(September 13, 2011) Order granting Plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary approval of settlement, conditional certification of the settlement class, appointment of Outten & Golden LLP and Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP as class counsel, and approval of the proposed notice of settlement and class action procedure.

(July 20, 2011) Order granting Plaintiffs’ motion for conditional class certification.

(September 18, 2009) Order granting Plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary approval of settlement, conditional certification of the settlement class, appointment of Outten & Golden LLP and Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP as class counsel, and approval of Plaintiffs’ proposed notice of settlement and class action procedure.