Pro Bono Team Wins $4.6 Million For Aggrieved Food Deliverymen

, New York Law Journal

Thirty-six bicycle deliverymen will soon split a $4.6 million bounty won on their behalf in litigation against a restaurant that cheated them out of fair wages, assessed illegal "fines" for "perceived infractions" of work rules and then fired them when the owners sensed they might be sued. Lawyers for the Chinese immigrants say the decision could provide precedential value to others on issues of suspending statute of limitations under provisions of the U.S. Fair Labor Standards Act and liquidated damages under state and federal statutes.

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Continue to Lexis Advance®

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at customercare@alm.com