SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 8, 2013
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
968 James Street
Syracuse, New York
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (315) 424-0513
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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ITEM 8.01. OTHER EVENTS.
On January 8, 2013, Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. issued a press release announcing that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Carrols Corporation ("Carrols"), has settled its longstanding litigation with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") originally filed by the EEOC against Carrols on November 16, 1998 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. The entire text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
99.1 Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. Press Release, dated January 8, 2013.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
CARROLS RESTAURANT GROUP, INC.
Date: January 8, 2013
By: /s/ William E. Myers
Name: William E. Myers
Title: Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary