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.
This settlement resolves most of a racial discrimination class action against Personnel Staffing Group, LLC (doing business as MVP), the Segerdahl Corp., Mercury Plastics, Inc., the Penray Companies, Inc., Advertising Resources, Inc., and Lawrence Foods, Inc. The complaint alleged that these companies discriminated in hiring against African Americans who applied for jobs with the companies. The case is still ongoing against one other defendant, MPS Chicago, Inc.Docket Number:
Company: Personnel Staffing Group LLC
Filing Deadline: June 23, 2020
Class Period: December 6, 2012 to March 11, 2020
Objection Deadline: June 23, 2020
Exclusion Deadline: June 23, 2020
Final Approval Hearing: August 3, 2020Proof of Purchase:
The claim form does not ask for proof. Presumably company records will be used for verification.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are an African American who tried to obtain a work assignment through Personnel Staffing Group, LLC/MVP at its Cicero, Illinois office, at any time between December 6, 2012 and March 11, 2020, and on one or more occasions you were not assigned to work at Segerdahl, Mercury, Penray, ARI, Lawrence Foods, or MPS (Jet Litho).Typical Settlement Amount:
Equal share of the net settlement fund. Final amount will depend on the number of valid claims submitted. Note that 50% of the amount will be considered wages, with deductions for appropriate withholding for taxes, and the rest will be considered compensatory damages.
Total Settlement Amount: $588,260.65Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
National Legal Advocacy Network
Case Name: Hunt, et al. v. Personnel Staffing Group, LLC d/b/a MVP, et al.
Settlement Website: MVP and Other Companies Racial Discrimination Settlement Website
Settlement Services, Inc.
Hunt-MVP Class Claims Administrator
c/o Settlement Services Inc.
PO Box 10269
Tallahassee, FL 32302-2269