Amazon has agreed to pay up to $16,000,000.00 for all payments to Class Members, the Service Payment, Settlement Administration, employee and employer shares of applicable payroll tax payments, and Class Counsel’s Attorney Fees and Cost Award, allocated as follows and all subject to Court approval:
Group A: All Class Members are included within Group A. Group A members shall receive a Settlement Award of $48.70 for the alleged unpaid wages in the Case. Group A members do not need to submit a Claim Form to receive this amount.
Group B: Those Class Members whose employment with Amazon ended during the Class Period are also members of Group B and shall be eligible to submit a Claim Form to receive an additional settlement award for $685.00 for the alleged penalty wages in the Case, which shall constitute part of their respective Settlement Awards. These individuals are also referred to as “Approved Claimants.”
Settlement Administration: $150,000.00 will be paid to Analytics Consulting LLC for administration of the Settlement.
Service Payment: $20,000.00 will be paid to the Plaintiff as a Service Payment for bringing this Case.
Class Counsel’s Attorney Fees and Cost Award: $5,333,333.33 for attorney fees and $4,423.00 for costs will be paid to Class Counsel.
Minimum Settlement Amount & Guaranteed Payments: Should the total of all payments to Class Members and Approved Claimants, Settlement Administration, Service Payment and Class Counsel’s Attorney Fees and Cost Award be less than $5,333,333.33, the difference between the amount paid and Minimum Settlement Amount shall be distributed on a pro rata basis to all Class Members in Group A.