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April 8, 2020, 3:42 PMUpdated: April 10, 2020, 4:16 PM

Hair Cuttery Stiffed Workers in Virus Closures: Suit (Corrected)

Kathleen Dailey
Kathleen Dailey
Legal Reporter

A Hair Cuttery stylist in New Jersey sued the salon chain’s owner for withholding pay from at least 100 employees after shuttering locations because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Ratner Cos.’ top executives told Hair Cuttery employees that they wouldn’t receive any wages for the hours they worked between March 15 and March 21, when it suspended all salon operations, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Nicole Olsen brought minimum wage claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New Jersey law against Ratner, which owns multiple haircare brands, including ...

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