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California ConAgra Foods Labor Law Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

ConAgra Foods, Inc., Ralcorp Holdings, Inc., and ConAgra Foods Packaged Foods, LLC are settling four combined class actions alleging the companies did not follow federal or state labor laws at certain of their facilities in California. The complaints alleged that the companies did not provide the required meal and rest breaks, pay proper minimum and overtime wages, pay all wages due at termination, pay for reporting time, or pay for employee expenses necessary to do the job, among other things.

Docket Number:

2:16-cv-631-FMO-AJW

Company: ConAgra Foods, Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: October 20, 2011 to January 15, 2021

Objection Deadline: November 29, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: November 29, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: January 13, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you received a Notice of the settlement, you do not need to file a claim. If you did not receive a Notice but believe you may be part of the settlement class, you must file a claim form with any evidence you have of this.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you were employed by ConAgra Foods, Inc., Ralcorp Holdings, Inc., or ConAgra Foods Packaged Foods, LLC, either directly or through a staffing agency, as a non-exempt employee at the companies’ facilities in Azusa, Colton, Fresno, Helm, Lodi, Oakdale, or Visalia, California during the respective class periods below.

- Azusa: October 23, 2012 to March 17, 2017
- Colton: October 20, 2011 to June 13, 2014
- Fresno: October 20, 2011 to May 19, 2017
- Helm: October 20, 2011 to September 2, 2016
- Lodi: October 20, 2011 to April 17, 2020
- Oakdale: October 20, 2011 to January 15, 2021
- Visalia: October 20, 2011 to February 28, 2019

Typical Settlement Amount:

The net settlement fund will be divided among the class members based on the number of weeks they worked during the class periods for their respective facilities.

Total Settlement Amount: $18,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000-$10,000

Law Firms:
Matern Law Group PC
Rastegar Law Group, APC
Setareh Law Group

Claim Form: California ConAgra Foods Labor Law Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Negrete et al v Conagra Brands Inc fka ConAgra Foods Inc et al

Settlement Website: California ConAgra Foods Labor Law Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Simpluris, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Settlement Administrator
Negrete et al v Conagra Brands Inc fka ConAgra Foods Inc et al
c/o Simpluris, Inc.
P.O. Box 26170, Santa Ana, CA 92799
866-719-6196

Tags: Employment Violations, Failure to Allow for/Figure in Break Time, Minimum Wage Violations, Unpaid Overtime