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Corteva Twelve-Hour Shift Workers Employment 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:

Corteva, Inc., E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Company, Dow Agrosciences LLC, The Dow Chemical Co., Dowdupont, Inc. (now known as Dupont De Nemours, Inc.), and Dow Inc. are paying $3.8 million to settle a class action about employment violations for those working twelve-hour shifts in a chemical plant in Pittsburg, California. The complaint alleges that these workers were not provided with duty-free meal or rest breaks during their shifts.

Docket Number:

3:19-cv-07923-JCS

Company: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

Filing Deadline: November 18, 2021

Class Period: December 3, 2015 to August 4, 2021

Objection Deadline: December 3, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: December 3, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: January 7, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you received a Notice, you are a settlement class member and do not need to do any further to be eligible for a payment. If you do not agree with the number of workweeks entered for you in the Notice, you must submit a Notice of Dispute, along with proof of the hours you worked, such as pay stubs, weekly schedules, or personal logs.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a current or former hourly employee who worked a twelve-hour rotating shift at the chemical manufacturing plant in Pittsburg, California, at any time between December 3, 2015 and August 4, 2021.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits are to be allocated based on the number of workweeks worked as twelve-hour-shift employees during the class period. For tax purposes, 20% percent of each payment will be classified as unpaid wages, 40% will be classified as penalties, and 40% as interest.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,800,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firms:
Gilbert & Sackman
Hadsell Stormer and Renick LLP

Case Name: Jason Craig et al., v. Corteva, Inc., E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Company, Dow Agrosciences LLC, The Dow Chemical Co., Dowdupont, Inc. n/k/a Dupont De Nemours, Inc., Dow Inc.

Settlement Website: Corteva Twelve-Hour Shift Workers Employment Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
CAC Services Group, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

CAC Services Group, LLC
6420 Flying Cloud Dr Ste 101
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
866-602-2260

Tags: Employment Violations, Failure to Allow for/Figure in Break Time