TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:
- Former employees of Full Moon Cafe have filed a lawsuit against the owner
- The said they are owed total close to $76,000
- The restaurant closed last month
The owner of the now closed Full Moon Café on Cherry Street in midtown Tulsa is facing a hefty lawsuit filed Friday.
The 39-page lawsuit alleges the owner, Tony Henry, owes several employees more than $76,000 total.
Fifteen former employees are named in the suit.
“This is something we’ve been working toward since the locks were changed a few weeks ago,” said former manager Kevin Funkhouser.
Funkhouse said his former co-workers hated to sue, but felt it was their last option.
“It’s about getting justice for those of us who stuck with it and we’ve been wronged,” Funkhouser said.
In the lawsuit, Henry is also accused of six violations including the Fair Labor Standards Act for minimum wage and overtime.
FOX23 reached out to Henry for comment but we have not heard back.