Ninth Circuit Affirms Labor Ready $4.5 Settlement

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected claims that the settlement originally reached in 2013 and amended in 2016 was flawed, ruling that the presiding Judge did not abuse his discretion in finding the settlement fair. Law360 (May 18, 2018, 8:09 PM EDT) — The Ninth Circuit affirmed a $4.5 million settlement resolving wage and… Read more »

Judge Grants Preliminary Approval of $4.5M Wage Deal Against Labor Ready

U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson preliminarily approved a wage deal to settle wage claims against Labor Ready Southwest Inc. The case was originally filed seven years ago and alleged violations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and California Labor laws for shorting day laborers for time spent waiting for assignments and travel time… Read more »

Labor Ready

This is a class action on behalf of all day laborers employed by Labor Ready for unpaid wages for the time spent waiting to be dispatched to a job location and for reimbursement of wages for check cashing charges.