Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
Franciscan Health System (FHS) is resolving a class action claiming that it violated Washington state employment laws, alleging that it did not pay for all hours worked, including gap time, did not provide proper meal or rest breaks, and improperly altered workers’ time records.Docket Number:
Company: Franciscan Health System
Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100
Class Period: July 8, 2018 to May 20, 2022
Objection Deadline: August 29, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: August 29, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: September 23, 2022Proof of Purchase:
You do not need to provide proof, provided you agree with the number of hours set for you.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a member of the class, which is all individuals employed by Franciscan Health System as outpatient therapists or in other positions with similar duties in Washington state between July 8, 2018 and May 20, 2022.
You may also be a member of the subclass if you are an individual employed by Franciscan Health System as outpatient therapists or in other positions with similar duties who worked at least one shift at St. Joseph’s Hospital, between July 8, 2018 and March 20, 2020, and who did not sign an Hours Worked Acknowledgement with FHS.Typical Settlement Amount:
Payments will be based on a pro-rata calculation based on each individual’s shifts worked during the class period at St. Joseph’s Hospital, as compared to the total number of shifts worked by all class members. Payments will be made from the net settlement fund, with 87.5% of the fund going to class members and 12.5% going to subclass members. About a third of each class or subclass payment will be considered to be wages, reported on a Form W-2, and about two-thirds of each payment will be considered non-wages (including such things as penalties, enhancements, and interest), which will be reported on a Form 1099.
Total Settlement Amount: $725,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Entente Law, PLLC
Case Name: Gretchen C. Krall v. Franciscan Health System
Settlement Website: Franciscan Health Settlement Website
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