Workers in the
War on Wage Theft
January 13, 2019
On June 4, 2019, the Honorable Judge Paul J. Baisley, Jr., of the Supreme Court of New York for Suffolk County certified a class of banquet servers, bartenders, housemen and parking valets in a case against Gary Melius, entities operating Oheka Castle and other defendants in connection with the alleged failure to pay workers for overtime and for all hours worked. The case is styled Kish, et al. v. Oheka Management Corp., et. al., Index No. 618446/2016.
In the Class Certification Order, the Marlborough Law Firm was appointed Class Counsel for the and three plaintiffs were appointed as representatives of the class.
With respect to the decision, Mr. Marlborough, Principal Attorney of the Marlborough Law Firm stated: “This is great news for class members. The Court recognized that Plaintiffs satisfied their burden of showing that common questions predominate over individual ones in this case, such that plaintiffs’ claims can be proceed on behalf of all members of the class. We are looking forward to notice going out to all class members and to litigating the case on a classwide basis.”