Consumer Law

A Former Line Cook Is Suing Spago for Discrimination

An ex-line cook at Spago has filed a lawsuit against his former employer in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging wrongful termination, retaliation, a hostile work environment and failure to pay overtime.

Kevin Peralta said he was hired in 2013 and employed as a line cook for more than six years. In the lawsuit filed Thursday, Peralta alleged he had never received negative feedback or performance reviews but was terminated shortly after he requested leave for the birth of his daughter and began to complain about workplace violations.

A representative from the Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group declined to comment about the lawsuit.

Read the source article at latimes.com

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