Depalo v. Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.

United States District Court
Northern District of Georgia
Case No. 1:21-CV-4779-LMM

IF YOU WORKED AS A SERVER OR BARTENDER FOR BUFFALO WILD WINGS, INC., BWW RESOURCES, LLC, AND/OR BLAZIN WINGS, INC. AT SOME TIME BETWEEN NOVEMBER 18, 2019 AND AUGUST 24, 2023, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SETTLEMENT.

In November 2021, a former server (“Claimant”) of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., BWW Resources, LLC, and Blazin Wings, Inc. (“Respondent”) brought this lawsuit alleging that Respondent failed to pay the full minimum wage during periods of time when servers and bartenders worked for Respondent. Specifically, the Claimant alleged that she and other tipped workers performed side work in excess of 20% of their time spent working in a week and/or for more than 30 continuous minutes. The Claimant sought unpaid wages at the full minimum wage rate. Respondent denied the allegations and argued that at all times its employees were properly paid. In July 2023, the Parties participated in mediation and reached an agreement for a settlement on a collective active bases as defined above.

To get your Individual Settlement Payment, you must return a properly completed Claim Form to the Settlement Claims Administrator postmarked by or received online, by facsimile or email, no later than August 20, 2024.