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Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Antonio’s Pizza Delivery Drivers

Last month, a federal lawsuit was filed on behalf of delivery drivers at Antonio’s Pizza in Northeast Ohio. CLAIMS The suit alleges that drivers are paid a “tipped wage rate” (i.e., less than minimum wage) for all hours, including many hours worked inside the Antonio’s restaurants completing non-tipped duties. The suit also alleges systematic underpayment of…

Jimmy John’s Drivers: Are You Being Paid Properly?

MSD filed a lawsuit seeking to represent delivery drivers who have worked at Jimmy John’s franchises over the past several years. The plaintiff-delivery driver claims that the “Hohla & Wyss” Jimmy John’s franchisees denied delivery drivers proper wages in three distinct ways. Under-reimbursed automobile expenses and other “kickbacks” First, the plaintiff alleges that Jimmy John’s…

President Trump’s New Wage Law: Workers Keep Tips, No Matter What

President Trump’s latest proposed legislation prevents employers, managers, or supervisors from collecting or retaining tips made by servers, whether they are paid a tipped wage rate or not. The bill specifically states: “An employer may not keep tips received by its employees for any purposes, including allowing managers, or supervisors to keep any portion of…

Domino’s Delivery Drivers File Nationwide Lawsuit Claiming Unpaid Wages

Over the last decade, Domino’s Pizza stores throughout the country have been sued over-and-over for failing to properly reimburse drivers for delivery-related expenses. A new lawsuit filed by the Cincinnati firm Markovits, Stock & Demarco asserts Domino’s failed to properly reimburse its estimated 400,000 delivery drivers at its corporate and franchise stores nationwide. The plaintiff-delivery…

Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Servers at Cafe Istanbul

Lawsuit filed on behalf of servers at Café Istanbul On October 26, 2017, our firm filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of servers at Café Istanbul in Columbus, Ohio to recover unpaid wages. Café Istanbul serves authentic Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine in Easton Town Center. In the Complaint, the plaintiff-server alleges that Café Istanbul…

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Captain George’s Servers Sue for Wage & Tip Theft

On May 19th, 2017, Markovits, Stock, and DeMarco and Wukela Law Firm filed a lawsuit in federal court in South Carolina against Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant on behalf of three servers at their Myrtle Beach location. The suit alleges that the restaurant has illegally taken a “tip credit” from servers’ wages while also requiring servers share their…

Court Awards Restaurant Workers over $750,000 for Unpaid Wages

On May 5, 2017, Markovits, Stock & DeMarco scored a major victory on behalf of four former employees at Los Arrieros Mexican Restaurant. The plaintiffs–three servers and one cook–were awarded $754,148.07 in unpaid minimum wages, and other damages under the Ohio Constitution, Article II, Section 34a, the Ohio Minimum Fair Wage Standards Act, and Ohio’s…