Bakery Companies Employees 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:

This settlement resolves a class action brought against Flowers Baking Co. of Lexena, Flowers Baking Co. of Denton, LLC, Holsum Bakery of Tolleson, LLC and Holsum Bakery, Inc., or Alpine Valley Bread Company. The lawsuit alleged that certain employees were not paid for all time worked during the day, such as the time required to put on and take off protective clothing and gear, and that they were not paid for all hours worked, including hours worked over forty per week, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act as well as state labor laws.

Docket Number:

2:16-cv-02669-JWL-JPO

Company: Flowers Baking Co. of Lenexa LLC

Filing Deadline: February 24, 2018

Class Period: September 30, 2013 to March 31, 2017

Objection Deadline: February 24, 2018

Exclusion Deadline: February 24, 2018

Final Approval Hearing: April 4, 2018

Proof of Purchase:

No, but you must have received a Notice with a CPT ID and Passcode to gain access to the claim form. If you did not receive one, but believe you are a class member, contact the settlement administrator.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if

  • You are a current or former employee of Defendants Flowers Baking Co. of Lenexa, LLC, Flowers Baking Co. of Denton, LLC, Holsum Bakery of Tolleson, LLC and Holsum Bakery, Inc. who worked there between September 30, 2013 and March 22, 2017, and you were not covered by a collective bargaining agreement, or
  • You are a current or former employee of Alpine Valley Bread Company who worked there between March 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017.
Typical Settlement Amount:

Varies, depending on number of weeks worked and total number of weeks worked by all class members. Half the amount will be considered wages, tax deductions will be taken, and you will receive a Form W-2 for this amount. The other half will be a payment for damages, interest, and penalties, and will be reported on a Form 1099; you will be responsible to pay taxes on this amount.

Total Settlement Amount: $1,200,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$10,000 total

Law Firms:
Krause & Kinsman LLC
Williams Dirks Dameron LLC

Claim Form: Flowers Baking Co. Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Robinson v. Flowers Baking Co. Of Lenexa, LLC, et al.

Settlement Website: Flowers Baking Co. Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
CPT Group Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

CPT Group
50 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606
1-888-202-9359
RobinsonVFBSettlement@cptgroup.com

Tags: Employment Violations, Off The Clock Work, Unpaid Overtime