Chickie’s & Pete’s Hit With Whistle Blower Suit
Sharon Chase, a former manager at Chickie’s & Pete’s in Egg Harbor, New Jersey has filed a whistle-blower lawsuit against the sports bar chain and owner Peter Ciarrocchi Jr. Chase alleges she was fired after providing information to federal investigators about the chain’s wage practices.
This is only the latest suit filed against the sports bar chain. More than 80 current and former Chickie’s & Pete’s employees are plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuits alleging tip-skimming. And the U.S. Labor Department has been investigating wage practices at the chain.