Lowe’s EEOC Wrongful Termination 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:

The plaintiffs and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission allege that Lowe's Home Center's, Inc. violated the ADA by terminating the employment of employees who took a medical leave of absence exceeding Lowe's 180-day policy.

Docket Number:


Company: Lowe’s

Filing Deadline: October 9, 2016

Class Period: January 1, 2004 to May 13, 2010

Proof of Purchase:

Must provide information regarding leave of absence and impairments on claim form.


All employees of Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. or Lowe's HIW, Inc. who were terminated betwee January 2004 and May 2010 after having taken the maximum amount of leave under Lowe's leave of absence policies.

Typical Settlement Amount:

The EEOC is responsible for approving claims and determining the amount to award each claimant.

Total Settlement Amount: $8,600,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Claim Form: Lowe's EEOC Claim Form

Case Name: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Lowe’s Companies Inc. and Lowe’s Home Centers LLC

Settlement Website: The EEOC and Lowe's Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Rust Consulting

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

EEOC – Lowe’s Claims Administrator

c/o Rust Consulting, Inc. - 5153

P.O. Box 3065009

Des Moines, IA 50306-5009

1 (866) 621-4159

Tags: Employment Violations, Wrongful Termination