Settlement Structure: Claims Made
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:
This settlement resolves a sexual harassment class action against McDonald’s USA, LLC, McDonald’s Corporation, and MLMLM Corporation. According to the complaint, a shift manager at a McDonald’s in Mason, Michigan sexually harassed female employees, creating a hostile work environment and violating federal and state laws.Docket Number:
Filing Deadline: July 2, 2022
Class Period: November 12, 2016
Objection Deadline: July 2, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: July 2, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: August 16, 2022Proof of Purchase:
You do not have to provide proof when you submit your Claim Form, but if the Settlement Administrator contacts you for additional information, you must provide it.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a woman who worked below the level of Assistant Manager at the McDonald’s restaurant at 730 North Cedar Street in Mason, Michigan and you worked one or more shifts since November 12, 2016 with Shawn Banks.Typical Settlement Amount:
Portion of the net settlement fund, based on a number of factors, including the number of shifts you worked with Shawn Banks and your answers to the questions about your individual experience on the Claim Form.
Total Settlement Amount: $1.5 millionClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Up to $10,000
Altshuler Berzon LLP
American Civil Liberties Union
McKnight Canzano Smith Radtke & Brault, PC
Case Name: Ries, et al. v. McDonald’s et al.
Settlement Website: Mason McDonald’s Sexual Harassment Settlement Website
SSI Settlement Services, Inc.
Ries v. McDonald’s Claims Administrator
P.O Box 10269
Tallahassee, FL 32302-2269