The New York Law Journal reports that the national strip club chain Rick’s Caberet International, Inc. faces a wage and hour class-action lawsuit by its dancers for allegedly failing to pay wages and requiring the dancers to earn all monies through tips. The New York federal court where the case is pending certified the case as a class-action. You can read the article by clicking here.
Lubin Austermuehle is a firm of dedicated attorneys who focus on nationwide class action lawsuits. Our firm has successfully prosecuted wage and hour class actions for years and we pride ourselves on getting results. Our Chicagoland area lawyers know the overtime laws and have dealt with the issues that arise from wage claims. Many employers misclassify employees as being exempt from overtime laws and pay salary wages instead of hourly wages to avoid paying overtime. Some employers mistakenly classify employees as exempt and others intentionally do so in order to circumvent the law. In either case, workers do not receive the wages they should, and filing a lawsuit can help to recover their wages. Lubin Austermuehle serves many clients in Naperville and Wheaton, but also represents clients across the nation who have not been paid for the overtime hours that they worked. If you believe that you are owed overtime wages, contact one of our Chicago wage and hour attorneys by phone at 1 630-333-0333, or through our online form.