Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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:
Mekruth, Inc. does business as Amy Ruth’s Restaurant. This settlement requires that the company pay a million and a half dollars to settle a class action alleging the company violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York Labor Law (NYLL). The complaint claimed that Amy Ruth’s did not pay hourly, nonexempt employees all appropriate wages, keep accurate worker records, pay all appropriate spread-of-hours pay, and committed other violations of FLSA and NYLL.Docket Number:
Company: Mekruth, Inc.
Filing Deadline: July 12, 2021
Class Period: February 21, 2013 to November 15, 2019
Objection Deadline: July 12, 2021
Exclusion Deadline: July 12, 2021
Final Approval Hearing: August 18, 2021Proof of Purchase:
You do not need to provide proof.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you belong to either of the following two classes, which are virtually the same except for their dates:
- The NYLL Class is all hourly, nonexempt employees of Amy Ruth’s between February 21, 2013 and November 15, 2019.
- The FLSA Class is all hourly, nonexempt employees of Amy Ruth’s between February 21, 2016 and November 15, 2019.Typical Settlement Amount:
Share of the net settlement fund based on, among other things, the number of pay periods you worked at Amy Ruth’s divided by the total number of pay periods worked by all class members between February 21, 2013 and November 21, 2019.
Total Settlement Amount: $1,500,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Ottinger Firm, PC – Ottinger Employment Lawyers
Case Name: Thomas, et al. v. Mekruth, Inc. d/b/a Amy Ruth’s Restaurant
Settlement Website: Amy Ruth’s Restaurant Labor Law Violation Settlement Website
Class Action Claims Administrator
Amy Ruth’s Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 10269
Tallahassee, FL 32302-2269