Texas Roadhouse Age Discrimination Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Texas Roadhouse has agreed to a settlement of $12 million in a class action suit of alleged age discrimination. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges that Texas Roadhouse violated the Age Discrimination Employment Act by refusing to hire applicants who were 40 years old or older for front-of-house positions at its restaurants. 

Docket Number:


Company: Texas Roadhouse Inc.

Class Period: January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2014

Proof of Purchase:



You may be eligible if

  • You applied for a front-of-house position (server, host/hostess, bartender, busser/server assistant) at a company-owned Texas Roadhouse restaurant;
  • You were 40 years old or older at the time;
  • You submitted your application between January 1, 2007 and December 31, 2014; and
  • You were not hired.

Notices are being sent to applicants according to company records, and the claim filing deadline is 45 days after you receive the notice.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Varies; will be figured by a formula based on a number of questions contained in the claim form.

Total Settlement Amount: $12 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Claim Form: EEOC ADEA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: EEOC v. Texas Roadhouse, Inc., Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC and Texas Roadhouse Management Corp. d/b/a Texas Roadhouse

Settlement Website: EEOC ADEA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kurtzman Carson Consultants

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

EEOC v. Texas Roadhouse, Inc. Administrator
c/o Kurtzman Carson Consultants
P.O. Box 404017
Louisville, KY 40233-4017

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Violations