Ruby Tuesday Settles EEOC Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (December 9, 2013, 5:39 PM EST) -- Ruby Tuesday Inc. has agreed to pay $575,000 to settle an age bias lawsuit in which the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accused several of the chain's restaurants of discriminating against applicants over 40, according to court documents filed Monday in Pennsylvania federal court.

Ruby Tuesday entered into a consent decree with the EEOC, ending a four-year lawsuit claiming six of the chain's restaurants had violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act by denying employment to applicants 40 years of age and older. The settlement comes after...
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