Hard Rock Cafe Settles Servers' Action Over Withheld Tips

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 6:58 PM EDT) -- Hard Rock Cafe International USA Inc. on Thursday settled a proposed class action brought by its New York-based servers and bartenders that alleged the restaurant chain had unlawfully withheld tips earned during private events. 

Hard Rock agreed to pay $230,000 to a class of 469 food and beverage severs who worked private parties held at the restaurant’s Times Square and 57th Street locations in New York. 

“By reaching a favorable settlement prior to summary judgment motions or trial, plaintiffs seek to avoid significant expense and delay...
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Case Title

Lacovara v. Hard Rock Cafe International (USA), Inc. et al


Case Number

1:10-cv-07821

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Judge

P. Kevin Castel

Date Filed

October 12, 2010

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