February 13, 2014
Class Action Settlement – Wilson v. The Mill Group/Yurcor
Nathaniel Wilson, et al. v. The Mill Group, Inc., et al.
Case No. 2:12-CV-10214
United States District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division
Feinstein Doyle Payne & Kravec, LLC announces a class action settlement in Wilson, et al v. The Mill Group, Inc., et al. The firm and its co-counsel represent The Mill and Yurcor employees in a class action alleging that the employers did not properly communicate the pay rate for Yurcor employees who provided services to The Mill.
The employees assert that, as a result, the Defendants did not pay them their full pay rate and Defendants improperly misclassified the settlement class members as independent contractors.
The case is pending in the United States District Court for the Central District of California and the parties have reached a class action settlement. The class action settlement is awaiting court approval.
Class members may review the Class Notice and Settlement Agreement by clicking on the links below. As the notice explains, class members have a right to object. The class action settlement applies to the following:
ALL PERSONS WHO AT ANY TIME ON OR AFTER SEPTEMBER 14, 2009 AND UP TO AND INCLUDING MARCH 14, 2013 WORKED OR PERFORMED AND COMPLATED SERVICES IN CALIFORNIA FOR THE MILL IN THE PRE-PRODUCTION, PRODUCTION OR POST-PRODUCTION PROCESSES OF MOTION PICTURES, TELEVISION PROGRAMS ADVERTISING, GAME ART OR OTHER VISUAL CONTENT, AS TO WHOM YURCOR PERFORMED SERVICES FOR THE MILL AND/OR THE RESPECTIVE INDIVIDUAL
The Mill – Class Notice
The Mill – Second Amended Settlement Agmt
The Mill – Order Preliminarily Certifying Class for Settlement
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DATES AND INFORMATION:
FEBRUARY 28, 2014 – LAST DAY TO FILE AN OBJECTION TO THE CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT
FEBRUARY 28, 2014 – LAST DAY TO EXCLUDE YOURSELF FROM THE CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT
– DEADLINE FOR FILING AND SERVICE BY OBJECTOR OR HIS/HER ATTORNEY OF NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPEAR AT THE CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FAIRNESS HEARING (SEE SECTION 7 OF THE PRELIMINARY APPROVAL ORDER)
MARCH 17, 2014
APRIL 21, 2014 at 1:30 pm – CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT FAIRNESS HEARING, Courtroom No. 6 of the United States District Court of the Central District of California, 312 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
ESTIMATED SETTLEMENT PAYMENT BASED ON THE “DISPUTED PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS.” This payment will be considered the wage portion of the settlement award with appropriate standard payroll deductions and will be reported on an IRS Form W-2.
Please review Exhibit 2: The Mill – Ex. 2 – Disputed Payroll Deductions
ESTIMATED CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT PAYMENT BASED ON THE WAITING TIME PENALTY PORTION FROM THE SETTLEMENT AMOUNT. This payment will be characterized as penalties and will be reported on an IRS Form 1099.
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, p lease visit the class action administrator’s website at:
TOLL-FREE NUMBER: 1-855-801-0755
EMAIL: Mill& [email protected]
Contact William T. Payne, Esquire ( [email protected])
Feinstein Doyle Payne & Kravec, LLC
429 Forbes Avenue
Allegheny Building, 17th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219