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Cafe Lalo of You've Got Mail Fame Gets Slapped with $26 Million Harassment Suit

A manager allegedly "treats the restaurant as his own personal dating service and a place where he could indulge in his unwholesome desires."

Employees at Cafe Lalo are suing their manager for harassment.
Employees at Cafe Lalo are suing their manager for harassment.
Cafe Lalo

Upper West Side sweet shop Café Lalo, where Meg Ryan once gave Tom Hanks a serious talking to in You've Got Mail, is being slammed with a $26 million lawsuit. The case alleges that owner Haim Lalo isn't paying employees fair wages, and that manager Daniel Reyes is harassing female waiters, reports the Post. Reyes "treats the restaurant as his own personal dating service and a place where he could indulge in his unwholesome desires," says the suit. Thirteen employees joined the suit, each seeking $2 million in putative damages and compensation.

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