Law360, San Diego (November 8, 2011, 6:09 PM EST) -- Maggiano’s Little Italy owner Brinker International Inc. on Tuesday settled for nearly $1.3 million Massachusetts claims in a nationwide proposed class action alleging the restaurant chain illegally pocketed a portion of waitstaff tips made during private dining events.
The plaintiffs asked the Massachusetts federal court to approve the agreement for a subclass of waitstaff who worked at Maggiano’s in Boston, but indicated that the rest of the nationwide claims would continue.
“The parties have agreed that the settlement of this subclass shall have no effect one...
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