$2.9M American International Industries Wage and Hour Class Action Settlement (CA Only)

Who is a Class Member

The American International Industries Wage and Hour Class Action Settlement includes:

  • All current and former hourly non-exempt employees who were directly hired by AII in California at any time between October 16, 2010 to February 1, 2017.
  • All current and former hourly non-exempt temporary employees who were placed by Chartwell Staffing Services, Inc., Reliable Resources, Inc., or Corporate Resources Services to work at AII facilities in California at any time between October 16, 2010 to July 27, 2016.

If you don’t qualify for this settlement, check out our database of other class action settlements you may be eligible for.


Settlement Amount

  • $2,938,500.00

Estimated Award

  • Varies

Your payout will depend on if you were a direct hire or a temporary hire. You can view your estimated payout on your individual Class Notice.


Proof of Purchase

  • N/A

Claim Form

  • N/A

American International Industries Wage and Hour Settlement Notes

  • Martha Garcia, Yolanda Ramirez, Sandra Velasco, et al. v. American International Industries
  • Case No. BC560886
  • Pending in the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles

Plaintiffs Martha Garcia, Yolanda Ramirez, and Sandra Velasco filed this wage and hour class action lawsuit against American International Industries, alleging violations of California labor laws. American International Industries manufacturers and distributes beauty and skin care products for men and women, including self-tanning sprays, tanning accelerators, nail care products, eye lash products, hair products, and more. The company services retail, pharmacy, beauty-supply, grocery, and salons.

Specifically, the plaintiffs claim, among other California wage and hour violations, that American International industries failed to:

  • pay minimum and overtime wages as a result of uneven rounding time
  • provide compliant rest breaks
  • provide accurate wage statements
  • pay all wages on termination

Under the terms of the settlement, American International Industries agreed to pay over $2.9 million and maintain they did nothing wrong.

Class members who wish to opt-out or object to the settlement must do so by June 18, 2018. If you wish to dispute your compensable workweeks, you must contact the Settlement Administrator no later than June 18, 2018. Class members who wish to participate in the settlement do not need to do anything.


Important Dates

  • 6/18/18: Objection or Opt-Out Deadline
  • 6/18/18: Dispute Deadline
  • 7/31/18: Final Hearing at 1:45 pm PT* (class members do not need to attend this hearing in order to receive a slice of the settlement pie).

*Settlement Class Members who wish to speak at the hearing should check www.cptgroup.com/AmericanInternationalSettlement to confirm that the date or time of the Hearing has not been changed.


Contact Information

  • Mail: Garcia, Ramirez and Velasco v. American International Industries, c/o CPT Group, Inc., 50 Corporate Park Irvine, CA 92606
  • Phone: 1-877-619-0034
  • Fax: 1-949-419-3446

Class Counsel


Settlement Website

$850K Centinela Feed & Pet Supplies California Unpaid Wages Class Action Settlement

Who is a Class Member

You are included in the Centinela Feed & Pet Supplies California Unpaid Wages Class Action Settlement if you “were employed by Centinela Feed, Inc. in a non-exempt position in the State of California at any time from March 12, 2011 through April 5, 2018.”

If you don’t qualify for this settlement, check out our database of other class action settlements you may be eligible for.


Settlement Amount

  • $850,000.00

Estimated Award

  • Varies

Your actual payment will be distributed on a pro rata (equal) basis, based on your number of work weeks worked.


Proof of Purchase

  • N/A

Claim Form

  • N/A

Centinela Feed & Pet Supplies California Unpaid Wages Settlement Notes

  • Edward Perez, et al. v. Centinela Feed Inc.
  • Case No. BC575341
  • Pending in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles

Plaintiffs Edward Perez and Giovanny Saucedo filed this class action lawsuit in March 2015, alleging that Centinela Feed & Pet Supplies violated California wage and hour laws by failing to properly pay employees:

  • minimum wages for all hours worked
  • all overtime wages earned
  • reimbursements for business expenses; and
  • wages owed at the time of termination

Centinela Feed is a popular family owned and operated feed and pet supply store, in business for over 40 years. Centinela Feed has 13 stores located throughout Southern California.

Centinela Feed & Pet Supplies denies any wrongdoing and contends it has complied with all applicable California and federal labor laws. Settlement documents can be viewed on the Centinela Feed & Pet Supplies California Unpaid Wages Settlement Website.

Class members who wish to opt out or object to the terms of the Centinela Feed California Unpaid Wages Settlement must do so by July 2, 2018. Class members who wish to dispute the information in their individual settlement notice must do so by July 2, 2018. Class members who wish to participate in the settlement do not need to do anything to receive payment.


Important Dates

  • 7/2/18: Dispute Deadline
  • 7/2/18: Objection or Exclusion Deadline
  • 8/17/18: Final Hearing at 11:00 am PT* (class members do not need to attend this hearing in order to receive a slice of the settlement pie).

*Settlement Class Members who wish to speak at the hearing should check www.CFSettlement.com to confirm that the date or time of the Hearing has not been changed.


Contact Information

  • Mail: Centinela Feed Wage and Hour Settlement, 1801 Market Street, Suite 660, Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Phone: 1-888-868-4936
  • Email: CFSettlement@AdministratorClassAction.com

Class Counsel


Settlement Website

$1.9M California EmpRes Healthcare Nursing Facilities Unpaid Wages Class Action Settlement

Who is a Class Member

The California EmpRes Healthcare Nursing Facilities Unpaid Wages Class Action Settlement includes “all persons in California who while an employee of a Respondent [listed below] performed work as hourly, non-exempt registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, certified nursing assistants, restorative nursing aides, physical, occupational and speech therapists, therapy assistants, and/or therapy aides at any time during the period from November 1, 2013 through March 1, 2018.

  • Evergreen at Chico, LLC
  • Evergreen at Oroville, LLC/1000 Executive Parkway, LLC
  • Evergreen at Arvin, LLC
  • Evergreen at Bakersfield, LLC
  • Evergreen at Lakeport, LLC
  • Evergreen at Heartwood Avenue, LLC
  • Evergreen at Spring Road, LLC
  • Evergreen at Tracy, LLC
  • Evergreen at Petaluma, LLC
  • Evergreen at Salinas, LLC
  • Evergreen at Fullerton, LLC
  • EmpRes Healthcare Management, LLC

If you don’t qualify for this settlement, check out our database of other class action settlements you may be eligible for.


Settlement Amount

  • $1,900,000.00

Estimated Award

  • Varies

Your payout will depend on your position and how many days you worked during the class period as an hourly employee. The average payment for each day worked as an hourly employee depends on the job position held. The number of days that Respondents’ records show that you worked is listed on your individual Information Form, included in your packet notice.


Proof of Purchase

  • N/A

Claim Form

  • N/A

EmpRes Healthcare Nursing Facilities Unpaid Wages Settlement Notes

  • Sharon Waldman, et al. v. EmpRes Healthcare Managment, et al.
  • Case No. 1100088580
  • Pending in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles

Plaintiffs Sharon Waldman, David Rauch, and Theresa Mascolina filed this California unpaid wages class action lawsuit alleging that EmpRes Healthcare and Evergreen Skilled Nursing Facilities failed to provide meal and rest breaks to its employees as required under California wage and hour laws. After ongoing, informal talks over a number of months and a mediation session on October 31, 2017, by retired judge, Honorable Robert Freedman in San Francisco, California, both sides reached a settlement.

Under the terms of the settlement, EmpRes Healthcare and Evergreen maintain they did nothing wrong and each facility contends it has complied with California Labor Code, and all applicable wage and hour laws. Complete details about the case and settlement are provided on the EmpRes Healthcare Nursing Facilities Unpaid Wages Settlement website.

Class members who wish to exclude themselves or object to the settlement must do so by May 14, 2018. Class members who wish to participate in the settlement do not need to do anything. Note: If there are no appeals the settlement will be issued in two payments. The first payment will be approximately March 1, 2019 and the second payment approximately November 1, 2019.


Important Dates

  • 5/14/18: Objection or Exclusion Deadline
  • 6/21/18: Final Hearing at 10:00 am PT* (class members do not need to attend this hearing in order to receive a slice of the settlement pie).

*Settlement Class Members who wish to speak at the hearing should check PhoenixClassAction.com/waldman-v-empres-healthcare/ to confirm that the date or time of the Hearing has not been changed.


Contact Information

  • Mail: EmpRes Settlement Claims Administrator c/o Phoenix Settlement Administrators PO Box 7208 Orange, CA 92863
  • Phone: 1-888-350-6948
  • Email: notice@phoenixclassaction.com

Class Counsel


Settlement Website

PhoenixClassAction.com/waldman-v-empres-healthcare/

$725K Global Tel*Link Unpaid Overtime Class Action Settlement (CA Only)

Who is a Class Member

You are member of the Global Tel*Link Unpaid Overtime Class Action Settlement “if you were employed by Global Tel*Link Corporation, Cooper Communications Group, Inc., or a subcontractor who provided Field Technicians to GTL in California from October 6, 2012 through December 31, 2017.”

Note: Past and current employees of Telmate LLC are not included in this settlement.

If you don’t qualify for this settlement, check out our database of other class action settlements you may be eligible for.


Settlement Amount

  • $725,000.00

Estimated Award

  • Varies

Each Class member who submits a valid and timely claim form are eligible to receive a payout. Your actual payout will depend on several factors, including:

  • how many weeks you worked during the period covered by the settlement
  • the job in which you worked; and
  • how many other Class Members file Claim Forms before the deadline

You can look on your individual mailed Claim Form to see an estimate of the amount you might receive.


Proof of Purchase

  • N/A

Claim Form

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Global Tel*Link Unpaid Overtime Settlement Notes

  • Ortega, et al. v. Global Tel*Link Corporation, et al.
  • Case No.BC636438
  • Pending in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles

Plaintiffs Antonio Ortega and Ken Hagans filed this class action lawsuit against Global Tel*Link and Cooper Communications alleging five California wage and hour claims:

  1. Requiring Service Technicians to work overtime but failing to record or pay them proper overtime wages
  2. Failing to pay wages on time
  3. Failing to provide accurate itemized wage statements
  4. Failing to properly record work hours and meal breaks; and
  5. Failing to provide Service Technicians with meal breaks and failing to extra wages when not relieved for said meal breaks

Global Tel*Link denies the allegations and says their wage and hour policies are compliant with both state and federal labor laws. Complete details about the case and settlement are provided on the Global Tel*Link Unpaid Overtime Settlement website.

Just this week also, Class Action Wallet reported on another Global Tel*Link settlement. This settlement involved claims that Global Tel*Link violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by using an automatic dialing system and prerecorded voice to place calls to cell phone numbers without the prior express consent of the recipient.

Class members who wish to exclude themselves or object to the settlement must do so by May 18, 2018. Class members who wish to participate in the settlement must submit a claim form by May 18, 2018.


Important Dates

  • 5/18/18: Claim Form Deadline
  • 5/18/18: Objection or Exclusion Deadline
  • 7/20/18: Final Hearing at 10:00 am PT* (class members do not need to attend this hearing in order to receive a slice of the settlement pie).

*Settlement Class Members who wish to speak at the hearing should check PhoenixClassAction.com/ortega-v-gtl to confirm that the date or time of the Hearing has not been changed.


Contact Information

  • Mail: Ortega, et al. v. Global Tel*Link Corporation, et al., c/o Phoenix Settlement Administrators, PO Box 7208, Orange, CA 92863
  • Phone: 800-523-5773
  • Fax: 949-209-2503
  • Email: notice@PhoenixClassAction.com

Class Counsel


Settlement Website