The Daily Record’s July 19, 2011 article regarding a settlement awarding attorney’s fees in a case involving a tavern owner’s failure to properly pay low-wage restaurant employees was misleading and largely one-sided. More disturbing, an earlier, April 24 article contained ...Read More »
Borders to close as markets shift The closure of all 399 Borders bookstores nationwide, including 18 in Maryland, not only dramatically illustrates changes in the highly competitive publication industry, experts said this week, but also reveals the delicate relationship between large ...
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A judge in Baltimore has held up the $115,000 settlement of a labor lawsuit against a Federal Hill tavern owner because the portion earmarked for the plaintiffs’ lawyer — $100,000 — was not well-documented and “likely not reasonable.” Judge Richard ...Read More »
A tip-pooling case involving a South Baltimore tavern owner has settled, and the city takes steps to prevent more misconduct in its police department. Those stories and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. Baltimore tavern owner settles ...
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Rosecroft Raceway to open this fall The Maryland Racing Commission voted Wednesday to allow harness racing to return to Rosecroft Raceway for 20 dates this fall. The approval was contingent on Penn National Gaming giving a letter of credit to its ...
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South Baltimore bar owner Jason Zink has agreed to pay $115,000 to settle litigation brought by five of his former employees, according to settlement papers filed Tuesday in federal court. The fact of a pretrial resolution was known a month ...Read More »
Pooling tips with bartenders at his two South Baltimore taverns might well put Jason Zink out of business. No, the recession has not made those shared gratuities too few to sustain him, and no, it’s not because the Don’t Know ...Read More »
The owner of two South Baltimore taverns cannot participate in a tip pool with his fellow bartenders, a federal judge has ruled in a groundbreaking decision that could spell the end of the proprietor’s businesses. Jason Zink, who owns and ...Read More »