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Robert Heath Trucking Labor Law Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves a class action against Robert Heath Trucking, Inc., alleging labor law violations in connections with its California truckers who were paid by the mile. The complaint alleged that the truckers were not paid at least minimum wages for all hours worked, were not allowed proper meal and rest breaks, and were not reimbursed for expenses, among other things.

Docket Number:

19STCV30808

Company: Robert Heath Trucking, Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: August 30, 2015 to September 1, 2020

Objection Deadline: July 23, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: July 23, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: September 16, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof. Presumably company records will be used for verification.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a current or former individual employee of Robert Heath Trucking in California who was paid a piece rate calculated by the mile between August 30, 2015 and September 1, 2020.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Class members will receive a portion of the net settlement fund, calculated by comparing the number of each person’s number of workweeks during the class period with the total number of workweeks for the class during that period.

Total Settlement Amount: $245,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Up to $10,000

Law Firms:
Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik LLP
JCL Law Firm, APC

Case Name: Searles v. Robert Heath Trucking, Inc.

Settlement Website: Robert Heath Trucking Labor Law Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
ILYM Group, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

ILYM Group Inc.
P.O. Box 2031
Tustin, CA 92781
888-250-6810
Fax: 888-845-6185

Tags: Employment Violations, Failure to Allow for/Figure in Break Time, Minimum Wage Violations, Work Expenses