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Case: Wage & Hour/Settlement Agreement (E.D. Cal.)

June 2, 2021, 6:50 PM

A proposed $1.2 million settlement between Five Guys Enterprises LLC and thousands of its California employees in a putative class action alleging the restaurant violated California consumer reporting laws, wage and hour laws, and the state’s unfair competition law was again rejected by a federal district court in California that found the agreement sought too little money. The class representative estimated he could have recovered up to $6.5 million for civil penalties he sought under California’s Private Attorney General Act and must explain why it is fair and reasonable for the proposed settlement to allocate only $100,000 of the gross ...

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