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T.G.I. Friday's Lawsuit

A Class Action Case

Case Overview

Know Your Rights, You Have Options.

Servers, bussers, runners, bartenders, barbacks and other tipped food service workers who work or have worked at T.G.I. Friday’s locations owned and/or operated by Carlson Restaurants, allege that they are not being paid correctly in regards to minimum wage, overtime pay, spread-of-hours pay, and uniform maintenance pay.  This lawsuit provides T.G.I. Friday’s tipped employees the opportunity to join together and seek wages owed to them.  Learn More →

Have You Been the Victim of Unpaid Wages while Working for T.G.I. Friday's?

Who is T.G.I. Friday's/Carlson Restaurants?

Carlson Restaurants is a family-owned hospitality and travel company that operates  920 T.G.I. Friday’s restaurants in 60 countries and territories, and employs more than 175,000 people worldwide.

The Problem

Plaintiffs allege that T.G.I. Friday’s failed to pay them and other tipped employees proper wages, including minimum wages, overtime pay, spread-of-hours pay, and uniform maintenance pay.

The Class Action Lawsuit

This lawsuit claims that T.G.I Friday’s failed to pay correct wages for all hours worked by tipped employees as required under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and under the New York Labor Law.

How to Join

All current and former servers, bussers, runners, bartenders, barbacks and other tipped workers from T.G.I. Friday’s owned and/or operated by Carlson Restaurants,  employed at any time from April 2011 to the present can participate in this case.  To participate in this case, we ask that you complete the complementary case evaluation form.