Bloomberg Law
Sept. 5, 2018, 8:11 PM

Ruby Tuesday Agrees to Settle Tip Credit Claims for Up to $485K

Jon Steingart
Jon Steingart
Legal Editor

Current and former servers and bartenders at Ruby Tuesday Inc. are set to share a proposed minimum wage class action settlement of up to $485,000.

The agreement includes payouts to 215 current and former employees at locations throughout the country. It covers employees who were part of a separate lawsuit involving only the Ruby Tuesday location in New York City’s Times Square. That lawsuit was dismissed so they could could join this case.

The employees say Ruby Tuesday paid them a subminimum wage that’s allowed for tipped workers as long as tips carry them to the standard minimum wage. The ...