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.
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