Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
Gate Gourmet, Inc. and Gategroup US Holding, Inc. are settling a class action alleging violations of California Labor laws. The complaint alleged that non-exempt employees in California were required to perform off-the-clock pre- and post-shift activities, so that the companies did not pay for all work performed, did not pay proper overtime, did not provide proper rest and meal breaks, did not give workers accurate, itemized wage statements, and so on.Docket Number:
Company: Gate Gourmet, Inc.
Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100
Class Period: May 4, 2016 to October 3, 2022
Objection Deadline: January 17, 2023
Exclusion Deadline: January 17, 2023
Final Approval Hearing: January 25, 2023Proof of Purchase:
You do not have to provide proof if you agree with the number of workweeks shown for you on the Postcard Notice of Settlement sent to you. If you do wish to dispute the number of workweeks, you should provide supporting evidence, and submit your dispute by January 17, 2023.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are an individual who worked for Gate Gourmet as non-exempt employee in California at any time between May 4, 2016 and October 3, 2022.Typical Settlement Amount:
Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund, which consists of two parts: (1) the Net Class Settlement payment and (2) the Net PAGA Settlement payment. The Net Class Settlement payment will be calculated by dividing the number of workweeks you worked for Gate Gourmet as a non-exempt employee in California by the total number of workweeks of all such class members.
One-third of this payment will be considered wages, subject to withholding, and will be reported on an IRS Form W-2. The other two-thirds, and all of the PAGA payments, shall be considered non-wages and will be reported on an IRS Form 1099. You may receive your payment by direct deposit, e-Mastercard, PayPal, or Venmo, if you select the appropriate option at the settlement website by December 16, 2022.
Total Settlement Amount: $3,850,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Up to $7,500
Aiman-Smith and Marcy
Lavi & Ebrahimian LLP
Moon & Yang, APC
Case Name: Mohammed Rahman, et al. v. Gate Gourmet, Inc., et al.
Settlement Website: Gate Gourmet Settlement Website
Rahman v. Gate Gourmet
c/o Atticus Administration
PO Box 64053
Saint Paul, MN 55164