The feds want the owner of Gristedes supermarkets to pay $3.8 million in legal fees racked up by dozens of workers who sued him for allegedly shortchanging them.
A US Department of Labor friend-of-the-court filing claims John Catsimatidis “had ultimate control over the chain’s finances.”
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The federal filing in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan comes after Catsimatidis challenged a ruling that held him “jointly and severally liable” for damages.
He is believed to be worth $3 billion.