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:
Workwell Technologies, Inc. is settling a class action claiming that Workwell and other Illinois employers violated the Illinois state Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint alleged that the companies used Workwell-brand uAttend or Citadel finger- and facial-scanning timeclocks in Illinois without fulfilling the law’s requirements, such as getting written releases from employees and providing a publicly-available retention policy.Docket Number:
Company: Workwell Technologies, Inc.
Filing Deadline: March 22, 2022
Class Period: March 28, 2014 to April 8, 2019
Objection Deadline: January 18, 2022
Exclusion Deadline: January 18, 2022
Final Approval Hearing: February 22, 2022Proof of Purchase:
Members of the Workwell Class must submit a Claim Form. Members of the Participating Employers Class do not need to submit a Claim Form.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are a member of either of the following classes:
- Workwell Class: All individuals who used a Workwell uAttend or Citadel finger or facial scanner for work timekeeping purposes in Illinois between March 28, 2014 and April 8, 2019.
- Employer Class: All individuals who used a Workwell uAttend or Citadel finger or facial scanner for work timekeeping purposes while working for a Participating Employer in Illinois between March 28, 2014 and April 8, 2019. For the names of Participating Employers, see https://www.workwellbipasettlement.com/home/494/DocumentHandler?docPath=/Documents/List_of_Participating_Employers.pdf.
Benefits for the Workwell Class: Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund, estimated to be more than $50. Benefits for the Employer Class: Check for approximately $650. This amount includes the $50 payment for the Workwell Class.
Total Settlement Amount: $900,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Fish Law Firm
Case Name: Muniz v. Workwell Techs., Inc.
Settlement Website: Workwell Finger or Facial Scanning Illinois BIPA Settlement Website
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC
Muniz v. Workwell Technologies, Inc.
PO Box 58244
Philadelphia, PA 19102-8244