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Employment Class Action Against AutoZone Reaches Tentative Settlement


This is a settlement for the Employment lawsuit.

San Francisco, CA: A settlement has been reached in a California employment law class action lawsuit against AutoZone, Inc. ("AutoZone"or "Defendant") pending in Orange County Superior Court. The suit alleges, among other things, that the Class of plaintiffs who worked for AutoZone were not properly paid all regular and overtime wages owed to them, were not properly paid minimum wages, were not reimbursed for uniform-related expenses, were not provided properly itemized wage statements, and were not timely paid all wages owed at the end of their employment.

The AutoZone California Overtime Pay settlement class reportedly includes the following persons, unless otherwise excluded:

All Persons Who Worked For Autozone, Inc. In A Non-Exempt (Hourly) Position At An Autozone Store In California At Any Time Between February 16, 2001 And May 19, 2011 And Who Did Not Previously Opt Out Of The Class Certified By The Court On November 21, 2008.

The AutoZone California Overtime Pay Class Action Settlement reportedly provides for AutoZone to pay certain sums to or for the benefit of the Settlement Class in return for a release of actual or potential claims by the Class Members up to a maximum aggregate sum of Four Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($4,500,000.00) ("Gross Settlement Amount").

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Published on Sep-21-11


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