Bobby Flay's NY Restaurant Group Settles FLSA Suit

By Nick Malinowski (March 4, 2010, 4:48 PM EST) -- A federal judge has preliminarily approved a settlement in a wage and tips class action filed by hourly employees of celebrity chef Bobby Flay's restaurant company Bold Food LLC, which agreed to fork over $800,000 to end the litigation.

Judge Deborah A. Batts of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York signed off on preliminary settlement terms Wednesday, ruling that the parties in the Fair Labor Standards Act suit had established a plan to provide appropriate notice to the class of plaintiffs.

The court provisionally certified a class for settlement purposes, including all servers, runners, bussers and...

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