NEW YORK Nine employees of Buddha Bar here filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday alleging the upscale French-Asian restaurant failed to pay minimum and overtime wages, and misappropriated tips, service charges and mandatory customer gratuities. The workers are seeking to have the case certified as a class-action lawsuit.Buddha Bar’s attorney, William Walzer of the New York law firm Roy P. Kozupsky & Associates LLP, told Nation’s Restaurant News that the restaurant’s “management hasn’t ...

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