Top 10 Wage & Hour Violation Settlements in the United States in 2020

Top 10 Wage & Hour Violation Settlements in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 wage & hour violation 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 Wage & Hour Violation Settlements in the United States in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 20 Wage & Hour Violation 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: $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
5
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
6
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
7
Amount: $8,000,000.00
Attorneys: Douglas M. Werman, Maureen A. Salas, Sarah J. Arendt of Werman Salas P.C.; Michael A. Josephson, Lindsay R. Itkin of Josephson Dunlap; Richard J. Burch of Bruckner Burch P.L.L.C.
Case: Blackburn v. Allied Power Services, LLC
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Illinois
8
Amount: $6,900,000.00
Attorneys: Roger R. Carter, Bianca A. Sofonio of The Carter Law Firm; Marc H. Phelps of The Phelps Law Group; Noam Glick of Glick Law Group; Larry W. Lee of Diversity Law Group PC
Case: Harchegani, et al. v. Cellco Partnership, Inc., et al.
Type: Class Action, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: California
9
Amount: $6,565,516.00
Attorneys: Joshua Konecky, Todd M. Schneider, Nathan Piller of Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP
Case: Hose v. Washington Inventory Service Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Unpaid Wages, Unjust Enrichment, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Bad Faith
State: California
10
Amount: $6,199,998.00
Attorneys: Ann M. Smith of Smith, Steiner, Vanderpool & Wax APC
Case: Mitchell v. City of San Diego
Type: Class Action, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: California

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