Top 10 Labor & Employment Settlements in the United States in 2020

Top 10 Labor & Employment Settlements in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 labor & employment settlements obtained in the United States in the year 2020. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, as well as those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Labor & Employment Settlements in the United States in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 20 Labor & Employment Settlements in the United States in 2020.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another settlement should be on this list, please submit it to us today.

1
Amount:$750,000,000.00
Attorneys:James B. Zouras, Ryan F. Stephan, Teresa M. Becvar of Stephan Zouras L.L.P.
Case:Fries v. Residential Home Health, LLC, et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Illinois
2
Amount:$82,273,846.00
Attorneys:James M. Sitkin of Law Offices of James M. Sitkin; Joshua G. Konecky, Leslie Joyner of Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns LLP
Case:Helmick v. Air Methods Corp.
Type:Class Action, Retaliation, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:California
3
Amount:$35,000,000.00
Attorneys:Roosevelt N. Nesmith of Law Office of Roosevelt N. Nesmith L.L.C.; Richard E. Quintilone II of Quintilone & Associates, Lake Forest, CA; David Markham of The Markham Law Firm; Catherine E. Anderson of Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson L.L.P.
Case:Merino v. Wells Fargo & Co., et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:New Jersey
4
Amount:$20,965,710.00
Attorneys:Steven A. Schwartz, Mark B. DeSanto, Samantha E. Holbrook of Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith L.L.P
Case:Mercer, et al. v. Aramark Corp.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unjust Enrichment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Bad Faith, Unpaid Bonuses
State:Pennsylvania
5
Amount:$20,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael H. Imdieke, Lauren A. Duke, Nathan D. Foster, Loretta F. Medina of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Jackson National Life Ins. Co., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, National Origin Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State:Colorado
6
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Aimee L. McFerren of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Walmart Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Hire
State:Kentucky
7
Amount:$17,375,000.00
Attorneys:Roger R. Carter of The Carter Law Firm; Marc H. Phelps of Phelps Law Group; Randall R. Renick, Cornelia Dai of Hadsell Stormer Renick & Dai LLP; Jay Smith, Joshua F. Young of Gilbert & Sackman, A Law Corporation
Case:Clack et al. v. Chevron USA Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:California
8
Amount:$16,007,218.00
Attorneys:Jennifer Palmquist, Christine Tracey of Northwest Lawfirm
Case:Palmateer v. Les Schwab Tire Centers of Portland, Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Oregon
9
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:Edward J. Wynne, George R. Nemiroff of Wynne Law Firm; James F. Clapp of Clapp & Lauinger LLP; David S. Markun of Markun Zusman Freniere & Compton LLP
Case:Lowe v. Lynch, et al.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:California
10
Amount:$10,250,000.00
Attorneys:Russel Riggan, Samuel Moore of Riggan Law Firm ; Edward Robertson, Jr. of Bartimus Frickleton Robertson Rader
Case:Wildhaber v. St. Louis County, Missouri
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Failure to Promote
State:Missouri

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