$5 million settlement, approved in October 2022, in a collective action with
approximately 550 claimants against Defenders, Inc., alleging violations of the
FLSA by failing to compensate the former alarm installation technicians for
all hours worked, resulting in insufficient overtime payments.
Resolution of claims for approximately $8 million for roughly 2,500 servers
and bartenders who were employed by Darden Restaurants, Inc., whose chains
included Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, and
Seasons 52, alleging violations of the FLSA, specifically off-the-clock work, failure
to pay minimum wage when employees were performing work such as
set-up and cleaning tasks, and unpaid overtime.
$4 million settlement for approximately 3,400 class members who were
employees of Dispensing Dynamics International and staffing agencies whose
employees worked at its California facility, alleging violations of California’s
state laws regarding mandatory meal and rest breaks
Settlement for over $200,000 plus attorney’s fees for 7 employees of a
bakery/café in Queens, New York, for alleged failure to pay minimum
wage and overtime, resolved shortly after the case was filed.
$150,000 settlement received shortly after case filed on behalf of employee of
independently owned and operated supermarket, who had worked for
over 100 hours per week for several years.