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$1,700,000.00 Settlement Misclassified Managers & Assistant Managers

National Restaurant Chain

Case Background:

Client Group: National Restaurant Chain
Legal Issue: Misclassified Managers & Assistant Managers
Settlement Amount: $1,700,000.00

Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers are pleased to announce a significant legal victory involving a $1,700,000 settlement in a case against a major national restaurant chain. This case centered around the misclassification of employees as managers and assistant managers, highlighting the importance of adhering to fair employment practices and worker classifications.

The Issue: Misclassified Managers & Assistant Managers

Within the bustling world of this particular national restaurant chain, employees found themselves subject to a significant issue. Many of them had been misclassified as managers and assistant managers, depriving them of important rights and benefits afforded to them by law. This misclassification impacted their pay, overtime eligibility, and overall working conditions.

Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers' Legal Advocacy:

Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers took a stand to protect the rights of the affected employees within the Restaurant Chain. The legal team conducted a comprehensive investigation into the company's practices, building a strong case to address the misclassification of managers and assistant managers and seek justice for the affected workforce.

The Settlement:

Through diligent negotiations and dedicated advocacy, Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers secured a significant $1,700,000 settlement. This settlement serves as compensation to employees who were misclassified and deprived of their rightful benefits. It also sends a clear message to employers in the restaurant industry and beyond that proper worker classification and fair employment practices are crucial and must be upheld.


The $1,700,000 settlement against this national restaurant chain underscores the importance of adhering to fair employment practices and correctly classifying workers. Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers' commitment to justice sets a precedent, reminding employers that they must fulfill their obligations to their employees, adhere to labor regulations, and respect the rights of their workforce. This legal victory highlights the positive impact that dedicated legal professionals can have in safeguarding the rights and fair treatment of employees. For more information on this case or to seek legal assistance in employment law matters, contact Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers.

Attorney Eric Kingsley

Eric Kingsley

Eric B. Kingsley is a 2023 "Best In Law" Award winner and has litigated over 150 class actions. He is also an AV peer rated attorney and a prolific speaker at various seminars on employment law.

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