Universal Protection Service Unpaid Overtime (California Only)
You are a class member if f you worked for Universal Protection Service, LP in California as a non-exempt security professional at any time from February 26, 2011 until November 22, 2017.
The Claims Administrator will calculate the total number of weeks worked by each Class Member (“Individual Work Weeks”) and the total number of Work Weeks worked by all Class Members (“Class Work Weeks”) during the Settlement Class Period. To determine
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each Class Member’s Individual Settlement Payment, the Claims Administrator will use the following formula: Individual Settlement Payment = Individual Work Weeks ÷ Class Work Weeks × Net Settlement Amount. Work Weeks during the timeframe of February 26, 2011 through April 30, 2012 shall be weighted as 5% of a standard workweek for any Class Members who already settled a portion of their claims during that timeframe through the Davis/Mitchell-Straub settlement. For Class Members who opted out of the Davis/Mitchell-Straub settlement that had a class ending period of April 30, 2012, such Class Members’ Work Weeks will be calculated beginning on February 26, 2011 and weighted 100% of standard Work Weeks.
Proof of Purchase
Stone v. Universal Protection Service LPCase No. 01-15-0002-7497
Arbitrated by The American Arbitration Association
Claimant Robert Stone filed his claim with the American Arbitration Association on February 26, 2015. Claimant asserts claims against Universal Protection for: (1) failure to pay minimum and overtime wages for all hours worked; (2) meal period violations; (3) rest period violations; (4) waiting time penalties; (5) failure to reimburse for necessary business expenses; (6) wage statement and record keeping violations; (7) unfair business practices; and (8) penalties pursuant to the Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”). Claimant seeks recovery of unpaid wages, restitution, injunctive relief and penalties. Claimant also seeks an award of attorneys’ fees, interest, and costs.
Universal Protection denies all allegations and all wrongdoing, and maintains that it has paid its non-exempt security professional in compliance with applicable laws. Universal Protection notes that this Settlement was established specifically to avoid the cost of proceeding with litigation and does not constitute an admission of liability. Neither the Arbitrator nor a court have ruled on the merits of the claims.