Chris Villani, Law360 – February 14, 2019
A putative class of Outback Steakhouse front of house managers asked a Massachusetts federal judge for conditional certification so more could join a suit claiming the chain denied them overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to a motion filed Wednesday.
The case is Chavira v. OS Restaurant Services LLC et al., case number 1:18-cv-10029, in U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Chavira is represented by Deirdre A. Aaron and Justin M. Swartz of Outten & Golden LLP; Gregg I. Shavitz, Logan A. Pardell and Michael J. Palitz of Shavitz Law Group PA, Christopher M. Timmel, Fran L. Rudich and Seth R. Lesser of Klafter Olsen & Lesser LLP, and Brant Casavant and Hillary A. Schwab of Fair Work PC.
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