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Rolf and Daughters Sued, Accused of Unpaid Wages

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A federal lawsuit filed by a former employee of Germantown's Rolf and Daughters claims that kitchen staff routinely went unpaid for overtime spent on prep work. According to The Tennessean, Adam Ortega, who worked as a line cook at the restaurant for approximately a year, states in the filing that 'he was required to arrive for work at noon each day in order to prep and portion food for his station[,]' but not allowed to clock in for his shift until 2 p.m. He also claims that other employees were required to do the same, and is seeking a collective action designation for the lawsuit, so that other employees can claim unpaid wages as well. The restaurant's attorney stated in an email to The Tennessean that Rolf and Daughters "strives in every way to strictly comply with all employment laws and takes any allegation of non-compliance seriously. Rolf's has never had a wage and hour or other employment claim."
· Lawsuit: Rolf and Daughters Made Staff Work for Free [The Tennessean]
· Rolf and Daughters [Official Site]
· All Rolf and Daughters Coverage [-ENSH-]

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