Copiague Eatery Settles Suit for $800K Author: Leeds Morelli & Brown, PC
Mama’s Pizzeria and Restaurant, located in Copiague, has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle a U.S. Labor Department lawsuit. The lawsuit claims that the restaurant willfully failed to pay 40 current and former employees minimum wage and overtime.
The lawsuit was filed in 2009 after an investigation by the Labor Department’s Westbury office found that the restaurant’s workers often worked 70 to 80 hours a week without overtime. Without ..read more