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Lawsuit alleges Voltaggio restaurants deny cooks overtime pay

Lawsuit alleges Voltaggio restaurants deny cooks overtime pay

Two of chef Bryan Voltaggio's former employees are suing him and his restaurants, arguing they were denied overtime pay. Sunday Alexander, a former line cook at Volt Family Meal in Baltimore, and Heather Hensley, a former line cook at Volt in Frederick, said they regularly came to work as much as three hours before the start of their shifts to prepare ingredients and perform other tasks. But they said they were instructed not to clock in until their shifts were actually scheduled to start. The class action lawsuit is seeking unpaid overtime and wages, arguing the working conditions violated the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The complaint, filed Monday in U.S. District Court,...

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