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Cheetahs Gentleman’s Club Lawsuit

On December 24, 2014, Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against the owners of “Cheetahs Gentlemen’s Club & Restaurant” (“Cheetahs”), located at 252 West 43rd Street, New York, New York 10036 on behalf of all exotic dancers who have worked there.
The lawsuit alleges that the owners of Cheetahs have instituted widespread unlawful policies in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and ...

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Life Protect Lawsuit

On December 19, 2014, Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against the owners and operators of “Life Protect”, including all of its present, former, and future direct and indirect parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, and other related entities.
Life Protect is a Virginia corporation which claims to provide “quality medical alert systems and services for seniors.” The complaint alleges that Defendant utilizes an automatic ...

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District 12 NYC Lawsuit

On December 19, 2014, Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against the owners and operators of “District 12”, a bar and restaurant located at 4892 Broadway, New York, New York 10034 on behalf of all cooks, line cooks, food preparers, dishwashers, and other “Non-Exempt Workers” who have worked there.

The Plaintiff class in this lawsuit submits that they were subjected to widespread policies which violated ...

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Star Staffing/Hornblower Cruises Lawsuit

Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed a class action lawsuit on December 19, 2014, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against the owners of “Stars Staffing Services”, “SPS Resources, Inc.”, “Hornblower Group Inc.”, “Hornblower Yachts, Inc., and “Hornblower New York, LLC” on behalf of all servers, bussers, bartenders, barbacks, and other “Tipped Workers” who have worked for Star Staffing Services (“Star Staffing”), and all Tipped Workers who have worked for Star Hospitality Group at ...

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Chipotle Loses Motion For Protective Order

On December 18. 2014, a Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York ordered that, in the case of Scott v. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., certain documents alleged to be covered by the Defendant’s Attorney-Client Privilege were put in issue by the Defendants, and were therefore not protected by any privilege.
In this class action wage and hour case, Plaintiffs allege that Defendants incorrectly classified the “apprentice” position as non-exempt, resulting in the ...

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PETCO Groomers Lawsuit

On December 18, 2014, Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against Petco Animal Supplies Stores, Inc. (“Petco”) on behalf of all pet stylists, groomers, and bathers who have worked at any Petco location nationwide.
The lawsuit alleges that Petco has instituted widespread unlawful policies which burden the rights of their employees and are in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), in addition ...

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Russian Tea Room Lawsuit

Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against the owners of “The Russian Tea Room”, located at 150 W. 57th Street, New York, New York 10019 on behalf of all servers, bussers, runners, baristas, bartenders, barbacks, and other “Tipped Workers” who have worked there.
The lawsuit alleges that the owners of this restaurant have instituted widespread policies which violate the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) ...

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Supreme Court Decides Employee Security Screenings Can Be Unpaid

On December 9, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States found in the case of Integrity Staffing Solutions Inc. v. Busk that warehouse employees were not entitled to compensation under the FLSA for the 25 minutes they spent at work each day waiting to undergo and undergoing security screenings. The case was initially brought before a district court, where it was dismissed for failure to state a claim. However, on appeal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th ...

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Palm Steakhouse Lawsuit

On November 19, 2014, Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against the owners of “The Palm” restaurants, including New York locations such as: “The Palm” located at 250 West 50th Street; “The Palm” located at 837 Second Avenue; “The Palm Too” located at 840 Second Avenue; “The Palm Restaurant” located at 206 West Street; “The Palm Restaurant at Huntting Inn” located at 94 Main ...

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Souen Restaurant Lawsuit

On November 19, 2014, Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against the owners of Souen Soho, Souen Noodle, and Souen 13 (the “Souen Restaurants”) on behalf of all food preparers, salad preparers, dishwashers, pantry workers, food packagers, servers, bussers, delivery persons, and other “Non-Exempt workers” who have worked at these restaurants.

The lawsuit alleges that the owners of these restaurants have instituted widespread unlawful policies ...

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