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Employees of the five-star Boulud restaurants filed a multimillion dollar class action lawsuit with the New York Supreme Court in June 2014. Hundreds of restaurants, including those in the top-tier, are operating illegally when they force employees to share their tips with workers who are not serving. Many restaurant workers are not being paid fair wages: they earn less than minimum wage without tips and are also illegally required to perform un-tipped tasks. Their gratuity money ends up going to
Former Goldman Sachs employees Cristina Chen-Oster and Shanna Orlich are leading a 2,300-member class in a gender bias suit against the banking firm in the Southern District Court of New York. Chen-Oster and Orlich first filed in 2010, and are still battling with the defendants. The plaintiffs recently rebuked an expert report by Michael A. Campion that explained the pay gap between male and female employees as “plausible” due to male workers’ greater willingness to take on “extreme jobs.” Plaintiffs