Seafood company employees sue for overtime [Crain's New York Business]

Mon, 09/24/2007 - 11:55am

Lisa Fickenscher

Published: September 17, 2007 - 3:16 pm

Wild Edibles, one of the city's top seafood companies, boasting two retail stores in the city and a large wholesale business, was sued Monday in federal court by 16 employees who say they were not paid overtime wages.

A group of workers and supporters announced the lawsuit, which is seeking class action status, this afternoon in front of trendy Pastis restaurant on Manhattan's Ninth Ave. and 12th St., one of Wild Edibles' wholesale customers.

Posh Protest [Metro]

Mon, 09/24/2007 - 11:43am

Food workers rally at Pastis

by amy zimmer / metro new york

SEP 18, 2007

MEATPACKING DISTRICT. The workers who filed a class action lawsuit yesterday against Wild Edibles, a high-end seafood retail and wholesale company, didn’t hold their press conference at the company’s Long Island City warehouse or one of its three retail locations. Instead, they stood in front of Pastis — Keith McNally’s fashionable French restaurant.

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