MVP Placements Racial Discrimination Settlements

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

A settlement and a partial settlement are being resolved with Personnel Staffing Group, LLC, which does business as Most Valuable Personnel or MVP and two companies for which it does placements, Gold Standard Baking, Inc. and Vee Pak, Inc. (and related companies). The complaints alleged that the companies discriminated against African Americans who applied for work assignments, not placing them even when work was available.

Docket Number:

13-cv-01524 and 12-cv-09672

Company: Personnel Staffing Group LLC

Filing Deadline: March 6, 2023

Class Period: January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2014

Objection Deadline: March 6, 2023

Exclusion Deadline: March 6, 2023

Final Approval Hearing: April 7, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.


You may be eligible if you are African American and applied for a work assignment at MVP at its office at 5637 West Roosevelt Road, Cicero, Illinois, between January 1, 2011 and October 21, 2013, or between February 27, 2011 through December 31, 2014, but on one or more occasions were not assigned work when work was available, at Gold Standard Baking or Vee Pak.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Payment of up to $5,000. Final amount depends on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $2,365,000 (GSB Matter), $135,000 (Vee-Pak Matter)

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Hughes, Socol, Piers, Resnick & Dym, Ltd.
National Legal Advocacy Network

Claim Form: MVP Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Zollicoffer, et al. v. Gold Standard Baking, Inc., et al. and Eagle, et al. v. Vee Pak, Inc., et al.

Settlement Website: MVP Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Atticus Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

MVP/Gold Standard Baking Class
c/o Atticus Administration
PO Box 64053
St. Paul, MN 55164

Tags: Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination, Racial Discrimination