Wage Theft

Mid South Waffles Wage Theft Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP currently represents a former server of Waffle House who worked for the Mid South Waffles franchise owner. Mid South Waffles allegedly pays its servers a sub-minimum wage of $1.20 an hour, while also requiring them to perform non-tipped side work, like sweeping and mopping the floors, washing the walls and windows, […]

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Denny’s Restaurant Managers Misclassification Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating Denny’s restaurants for misclassifying assistant managers to exempt them from overtime pay. Misclassification occurs when an employee with the job title of “Restaurant Manager,” “Assistant Manager,” “Shift Manager,” “Culinary Manager,” “Department Manager,” or another variation of that name spends most of their time doing the same work as those […]

Wage Theft

Mastro’s Owes Servers Pay, Federal Class Action Alleges

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP currently represents a former Mastro’s server in a federal court lawsuit that alleges Mastro’s forced servers to pay into an illegal tip-pooling arrangement. The lawsuit alleges that Mastro’s required servers to place close to half of their tips into a “tip pool” that was shared with other employees who did not […]

Wage Theft

Assistant Manager Misclassification Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating employers who classify assistant managers as exempt from overtime laws when the assistant managers primarily perform duties similar to those of hourly employees. To save money, employers will sometimes label employees as “managers,” pay them a salary and make them work long hours, without overtime pay. Just because a […]

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Forced Tip Overreporting Investigation

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Forced Tip Overreporting Investigation Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating restaurants who force their servers to claim more in tips than they actually receive from customers. This may happen through management pre-programming time clocks so that, when servers clock out, they are also forced to claim a certain percentage of their day’s sales in […]