PHILADELPHIA — Employees have filed a class action lawsuit against Henderson Kitchen, Chao Hsiung Kuo and Yeng-Lung Kuo, restaurant operators, citing alleged breach of contract, unpaid wages and violation of minimum wage law.
Rui Tong, Weijian Tang, Ya-Tang Chi, Chuan Geng, Kun Yang and Junyi Xie filed a complaint on behalf of others similarly situated on March 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against the defendants alleging that they refused to pay proper compensation to the plaintiffs for their work.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they sustained damages from working without being adequately compensated. The plaintiffs hold the defendants responsible because they allegedly failed to pay minimum and overtime wages to the plaintiffs.
The plaintiffs seek injunction, unpaid minimum and overtime wages, liquidated damages, compensatory damages, interest, up to $5,000 per plaintiff for failure to provide a time-of-hire notice detailing rates of pay and payday, up to $5,000 per plaintiff for failure to provide a pay stub, reimbursement, punitive damages, court costs, interest and any further relief the court grants. They are represented by Philip Downey of The Downey Law Firm LLC in Unionville and John Troy of Troy Law PLLC in Flushing, New York.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:17-cv-01073-RBS