Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
McDonald’s Restaurants of California, Inc. and McDonald’s of Culvrl-Sepulveda are putting up $26 million to settle a labor law class action. Three employees brought suit, claiming that the company did not provide proper meal or rest breaks, did not pay overtime and minimum wages, pay all wages due to separating employees, maintain records and provide accurate itemized wage statements, and cover all necessary expenditures.Docket Number:
Company: McDonald’s Restaurants of California Inc.
Filing Deadline: July 31, 2020
Class Period: January 24, 2009 to March 4, 2020
Objection Deadline: July 31, 2020
Exclusion Deadline: July 31, 2020
Final Approval Hearing: August 6, 2020Proof of Purchase:
You do not need to fill out a claim form or provide proof if you received a Notice in the mail and agree with the dates and hours entered on it. You must fill out a claim form if you did not receive a Notice in the mail. If you received a Notice but want to dispute the dates and hours entered for you, you must provide a written, signed statement explaining why they are incorrect and any supporting documents you may have. These must be submitted no later than July 31, 2020.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are currently or formerly employed by McDonald’s of California, Inc. as non-managerial hourly workers at a corporate (non-franchised) restaurant in California at any time between January 24, 2009 and March 4, 2020. Non-managerial workers include crew members, crew trainers, primary maintenance persons, backup maintenance persons, crew OJEs, shift manager trainees, core crew members, crew chiefs, and MA core shift manager trainees.Typical Settlement Amount:
Varies, according to the individual’s hours worked and according to the allocation formula shown in the Notice at https://assets.website-files.com/5e8df6846e9be1ace3312331/5ed1199b4f9b68136ce5d7cb_NoticeOfClassActionSettlement_InEnglish.pdf.
Total Settlement Amount: $26,000,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Up to $10,000
Altshuler Berzon LLP
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Matern Law Group PC
Case Name: Maria Sanchez, et al. v. McDonald’s Restaurants of California, Inc.
Settlement Website: McDonald’s Pay, Overtime, and Breaks Settlement Website
CPT Group, Inc.
Sanchez, et al. v. McDonald’s Restaurants of California, Inc.
c/o CPT Group Inc.
50 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606