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:
Cognizant Technology Solutions US Corporation and Cognizant Technology Solutions are paying well over $5 million to settle a class and collective action alleging that they did not pay workers proper overtime. The collective action claims the companies violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); the class action brings suit for violations under California’s labor laws.Docket Number:
Company: Cognizant Technology Solutions
Filing Deadline: September 4, 2020
Class Period: August 25, 2013 to June 1, 2020
Objection Deadline: August 5, 2020
Exclusion Deadline: August 5, 2020
Final Approval Hearing: November 12, 2020Proof of Purchase:
No, but if you want to dispute the number of weeks you worked for the companies, as shown on the Green Sheet enclosed with your Notice, you must submit a written, signed challenge, along with any documents you have that support your challenge, by August 5, 2020.Eligibility:
You may be eligble if you worked for Cognizant Technology Solutions US Corporation or Cognizant Technology Solutions during the class period.
FLSA Class: The class period is August 25, 2014 to June 1, 2020. If you want to be in the FLSA Class, you must submit an opt-in form.
California Class: The class period is August 25, 2013 to June 1, 2020. If you want to be in the California class and you received a notice, you do not need to submit a claim form, but you have the choice to opt out.Typical Settlement Amount:
California Class: 97.2% of net settlement amount is allocated to the California Class or those who are members of both classes. Of that amount, 69.2% will go to members of only the California Class; 30.8% will go to California Class members who opt into the FLSA Class as well.
FLSA Class: Awards will include an amount per workweek, calculated by dividing 2.8% of the net settlement amount by the total number of eligible workweeks of all FLSA Class members.
Total Settlement Amount: $5,726,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Arnold Law Firm
Case Name: Debi Mishra v. Cognizant Technology Solutions U.S. Corporation, et al.
Settlement Website: Cognizant Technology Overtime Settlement Website
ILYM Group, Inc.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Settlement Administrator
c/o ILYM Group, Inc.
P.O. Box 2031
Tustin, CA 92781