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Ecolab Wage and Hour California Labor Law Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Ecolab, Inc. is settling a class action alleging it violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and various California labor laws. Among other things, the complaint alleged the company did not pay proper minimum and overtime wages, did not give workers the required meal and rest breaks, did not provide itemized wage statements, did not pay reporting time and split time wages, and did not reimburse employees for business expenses.

Docket Number:

2:17-cv-02313-FMO-JC

Company: Ecolab, Inc.

Filing Deadline: October 10, 2022

Class Period: March 24, 2013 to July 7, 2022

Objection Deadline: October 10, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: October 10, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: November 10, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof. If you wish to receive your $50 additional FLSA settlement amount, you must fill in an FLSA Opt-In Form.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you were an individual employed by Ecolab in California as a Service Specialist or Senior Service Specialist, between March 24, 2013 and July 7, 2022, and you did not file an individual lawsuit or arbitration demand asserting your individual claims against Ecolab about this employment or compensation.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Share of the net settlement fund, based on a number of factors: the number of weeks you were employed in this position during the above class period; whether you were terminated or resigned between March 24, 2014 and the end of the class period; whether you were employed between March 24, 2016 and the end of the class period; and whether you worked primarily as a day or night specialist. (Those who worked the majority of their time as night specialists will receive more than those who were day specialists. Note that if you wish to receive your $50 FLSA settlement share, you must submit an FLSA Opt-In Form.

Total Settlement Amount: $181,687.50

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$750 and $2,250

Law Firms:
Hathaway, Perrett, Webster, Powers, Chrisman & Gutierrez, APC
Palay Hefelfinger, APC
Strauss & Strauss, APC

Claim Form: Miner et al v Ecolab Inc. FLSA Opt-In Form

Case Name: Miner et al. v. Ecolab Inc.

Settlement Website: Miner et al v Ecolab Inc. Website

Claims Administrator:
Simpluris, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Miner et al. v. Ecolab Inc
P.O. Box 26170
Santa Ana, CA 92799
888-369-3780

Tags: Employment Violations, FLSA, Failure to Allow for/Figure in Break Time, Failure to Provide Accurate or Itemized Statements, Minimum Wage Violations, Overtime Not Paid at Overtime Rates