Class Action Settlements
Employment Class Actions
Weight Watchers North America Inc. has reached a class action lawsuit settlement with more than 3,000 California workers over allegations the company violated state wage and hour laws.
Plaintiffs of the Weight Watchers class action lawsuit (Connolly v. Weight Watchers North America Inc.) were employed as either Leaders or Receptionists. During their employment at Weight Watchers, they allege the company failed to pay them and other similarly situated employees state minimum wage and overtime wages for all hours worked, in violation of California Labor Code.
Flax USA Inc. has reached a class action lawsuit settlement over claims it deceptively labeled its flax milk products as “All Natural.” If you purchased flax milk sold by Flax USA in the United States between Nov. 5, 2009 and Sept. 22, 2014, you may be eligible to claim up to $32.50 from the Flax USA flax milk class action settlement.
Privacy Class Actions
Pier 1 Imports has reached a class action settlement over allegations it unlawfully requested and recorded personal identification information (including ZIP codes) from customers using credit and/or debit cards at Massachusetts Pier 1 Imports stores. If your personal identification information was requested and recorded when you used a credit and/or debit card at a Massachusetts Pier 1 Imports store, you may be entitled to benefits from the ZIP code class action settlement.
Environmental Class Actions
In a recent agreement, the plaintiffs and defendant Enbridge Energy Partners LP agreed to settle a class action lawsuit accusing the company of failing to fix a leak that contaminated the property of residents in Michigan.
According to the pending class action settlement, Canadian energy company Enbridge will pay $2.2 million to residents and property owners within 1000 feet of a river contaminated by the 2010 oil spill. “Based on their evaluation, Interim Lead Class Counsel have concluded that the terms and conditions of this Settlement Agreement are fair, reasonable, and adequate to the Class Members, and that it is in the best interests of the Class Members to settle the claims raised in the Lawsuit pursuant to the terms of this Settlement Agreement,” oil spill settlement documents say.