SAN FRANCISCO – A Joe's Crab Shack employee alleges she was misclassified as being exempt from overtime pay.

Elena Neustadt filed a complaint on April 6 in the San Francisco County Superior Court against Crab Addison Inc., formerly known as Joe's Crab Shack Holdings Inc. and Does 1-50 alleging that they violated the California Labor Code.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, she regularly worked in excess of 40 hours per week without receiving any compensation for such overtime hours. The plaintiff holds Crab Addison Inc., formerly known as Joe's Crab Shack Holdings Inc. and Does 1-50 responsible because the defendants allegedly misclassified plaintiff as an exempt employee, denied her the mandated meal and rest breaks and refused to pay overtime premium for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks general and statutory damages, costs incurred for this action and such other just and necessary relief. The plaintiff is represented by Matthew Righetti, John Glugoski and Michael Righetti of Righetti Glugoski PC in San Francisco.

San Francisco County Superior Court Case number CGC17558027

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