Striking Restaurant Workers Accuse Owner Of Charging $8 For Bottles Of Tap Water

You may remember the story from January of the employees at a swanky Central Park restaurant who recorded their boss allegedly threatening them if they joined a union. Now those same employees have come out with allegations that the eatery misled customers into paying $8 for bottles of regular old tap water.

“It’s fraud, isn’t it? If you’re charging $8 and whatever the bottle says on the outside of it,” one New Yorker told 1010 WINS.

After months of strained relations between management and staff, several restaurant employees walked off the job earlier this month. The National Labor Relations Board is looking into series of charges against the eatery, including allegations that it dismissed employees for supporting the union.

Striking Workers Say Central Park Boathouse’s $8 Bottled Water From The Tap [CBSlocal.com]