The settlement affects a class of workers paid on an hourly basis to work at the fast food restaurant and a New York-based franchisee. Filed in 2014, the class alleged violated the FLSA and NYLL.
According to court documents, the $1.5 million settlement covers awards to a class of current and former employees of McDonald's who worked in certain hourly, nonexempt and nonmanagerial positions at restaurants in New York from March 13, 2008, through the date that the New York federal judge approves the instant filing.
Additionally, the settlement covers administration expenses and attorneys' fees. A fairness hearing is required to finalize the settlement.
Filed by lead plaintiff Tasha Beard in 2014, the suit claims that McDonald's imposed cleanliness standards on its employees' uniforms. However, as stated in court documents, McDonald' failed to maintain the uniforms itself or provide its employees with mandated uniform maintenance payments as required by state law for the time spent keeping the uniforms in tip-top shape.
The case is Beard et al v. McDonald's Corp. et al, case number 1:14-cv-01664, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
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