MENZIES AVIATION, INC.
JOHN MENZIES PLC
Below is a chronology of the case. Please note that the top entry is the most CURRENT action:
All payment data was sent to Simpluris (the 3rd party administrator) on 3/29/2017. Simpluris will calculate payroll taxes, then mail checks to class members. At this time, we do not have an exact date when the checks will be mailed. We are unable to provide any further information over the phone about either the timing or individual amounts of settlement. Each class member’s recovery will vary and is generally based on the number of hours worked and the rate of pay received at the time. If you have not already provided an updated address, please click here to scroll to the link below to do so. (NOTE: If you’ve already submitted your updated address, there is no reason to do so again.) Once we have received confirmation that Simpluris has mailed the checks, we will update this page. Please refresh this page each time you visit so you can see the most recent updates.
At the hearing on 1/5/2017, the Honorable Robert S. Lasnik approved the final settlement and attorney’s fees in this case.
Click here to view the Order Approving Settlement
Click here to view the Order Granting Motions for Attorney’s Fees and Incentive Awards
On 11/07/2016, Class Counsel’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees, Costs and Class Representatives’ Incentive Awards was filed.
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The Notice of Class Action Settlement was sent to class members in October. If your employee number is on the list, but you did not receive your notice, please see link a few paragraphs below to complete a submission form advising us of your current mailing address. We will forward that address to the 3rd Party Claims Administrator.
Click here to view the Notice of Class Action Settlement
On 9/06/2016, the Court entered the Order Lifting Stay, Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification and Preliminarily Approving Class Action Settlement. Current and former Menzies employees who are recognized by Menzies to be members of the Class will receive a “Class Notice” via mail by mid-October (30 days from entry of the Order.) Simpluris, Inc., the appointed Claims Administrator, will send these notices. Please see list of eligible employees below to see if you are recognized by Menzies as a member of the Class.
Click here to view the Order
Menzies has provided a list of employee numbers for current and former employees that it acknowledges are part of the class and entitled to back pay for the years reflected. Please review this list, which is in numerical order and is searchable, to determine whether you are considered a class member. If your employee number appears on the list for ALL years for which you were paid less than the minimum wage, and your mailing address has NOT changed since you worked for Menzies, no action is required at this time.
Click here to review the list of eligible employees
If your employee number does NOT appear on the list or you are NOT listed for all years for which you were paid less than the minimum wage or you are a former employee and your mailing address has changed since you worked for Menzies, please complete the form linked below.
Click here if you are not on the list or the years listed are inaccurate or your address has changed
The Stipulated Amendment to Proposed Notice of Class Action Settlement was filed on 8/31/2016.
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The Stipulated Motion to Lift Stay and for Certification of Settlement Class and for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement was filed on 8/05/2016. Exhibits to this Motion include (A) Conditional Settlement Agreement, and (B) Proposed Notice of Class Action Settlement, Settlement Fairness Hearing, and Motion for Attorney Fees and Reimbursement of Attorney Expenses.
Click here to read the Motion, Settlement Agreement (Exhibit A) and proposed Notice of Class Action Settlement (Exhibit B)
The Honorable Robert S. Lasnik entered the Order Granting Stipulated Motion for Temporary Stay of Case for 120 Days Pending Completion of Early Mediation on 3/16/2016.
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The case was removed to US District Court, Western District of Washington on 2/22/2016 under case number 2:16-cv-00262.
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The 1st Amended Complaint was filed on 2/21/2016.
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Ali v. Menzies Aviation, Inc. et al was filed in King County Superior Court on 1/20/2016 under case number 16-2-01569-7 SEA.
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