Cognizant Technology Overtime 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:

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, 2020

Proof 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.


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: $5,726,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Arnold Law Firm – Clayeo C. Arnold

Claim Form: Cognizant Technology Overtime Settlement Opt-In Form

Case Name: Debi Mishra v. Cognizant Technology Solutions U.S. Corporation, et al.

Settlement Website: Cognizant Technology Overtime Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
ILYM Group, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Cognizant Technology Solutions Settlement Administrator
c/o ILYM Group, Inc.
P.O. Box 2031
Tustin, CA 92781
(888) 250-6810

Tags: Employment Violations, Unpaid Overtime