Dollar Tree Uniform California 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:

Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. is spending over a million dollars to resolve a class action brought by employees. Dollar Tree requires that employees wear green shirts and black pants. The complaint alleged that this amounted to a uniform under California law, requiring Dollar Tree to reimburse employees for the clothing.

Docket Number:


Company: Dollar Tree Stores Inc.

Class Period: July 13, 2013 to December 13, 2018

Objection Deadline: May 6, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: May 6, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: July 18, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to submit a claim form. Presumably company records are being used to identify class members.


You may be eligible if you are or were a non-exempt, hourly store employee of Dollar Tree in California, at any time between July 13, 2013 and December 13, 2018. You are not included if you have already settled claims similar to those in this action with Dollar Tree.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Estimated at $15.81. Final amount will be the net settlement amount divided by the number of eligible class members.

Total Settlement Amount: $1,350,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Aiman-Smith and Marcy

Case Name: Nakooka v Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.

Settlement Website: Dollar Tree Uniform California Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Rust Consulting, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Dollar Tree Settlement Administrator
C/O Rust Consulting, Inc. – 6409
Minneapolis, MN 55440-0054

Tags: Employment Violations, Failure to Reimburse for Work Necessities