DuPont/Adecco Settlement

Bobbi-Jo Smiley, et al. v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and Adecco U.S.A., Inc. M.D. PA
Case No. 12-cv-02380-MEM

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Important Deadlines

Important Settlement Deadlines That Will Affect Your Rights

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Welcome to the DuPont/Adecco Settlement Settlement Home Page.

If you worked 12-hour shifts at DuPont’s Towanda, PA facility between November 2009 and December 31, 2018 and were required to don equipment/gear and/or engage in shift relief, a class action settlement may entitle you to a payment and affect your rights.

This website is provided as a service to eligible settlement participants. The information provided is in summary form and is not intended as a complete explanation of your rights. For full and complete information, you are directed to review carefully the Notice of Class Action Settlement.

Your legal rights and options:

You May: Effect of Choosing the Option: Due Date:
Participate in the Settlement Everyone who returned a completed consent form to join the FLSA Collective will automatically receive their settlement payment.

Everyone who did not return a completed consent form to join the FLSA Collective must complete the attached Claim Form and return it to the Claims Administrator by mail, fax, e-mail, or other electronic delivery means before August 25, 2020 to receive their settlement payment.

If you participate in the settlement, you will forever release Defendants from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown, which you have or ever had against Defendants for unpaid wages, including any claims under the FLSA, the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law, the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Law, or any common law claim for unpaid wages, through December 31, 2018.

August 25, 2020
Exclude Yourself from the Settlement If you wish to exclude yourself from the settlement, you must send the Claims Administrator a signed exclusion request. To be effective, an exclusion request must be in writing and include your name, address, telephone number and signature and must be returned to the Claims Administrator by August 25, 2020. If you request exclusion from the settlement: (a) you will not be entitled to any payment from the settlement; (b) you will not be entitled to object to the settlement, or appeal any order entered in the lawsuit relating to the settlement; and (c) you will not be bound by the settlement agreement, including the release of claims set forth in the agreement. August 25, 2020
Do Nothing
If you did not return a completed consent form to join the FLSA Collective and do not timely return a Claim Form to the Claims Administrator, you will not receive any money from the Settlement but will still be bound by the settlement agreement, including the release of FLSA claims set forth in the agreement.  
Object to the Settlement You may object to the settlement if you believe the Court should not approve it. The Court will consider your objection at the fairness hearing in deciding whether to approve the settlement. If you wish to present objections to the proposed settlement at the fairness hearing, you must send a written statement to the Claims Administrator that includes your name, address, telephone number and signature along with a detailed statement of the basis for your objection.  If you wish to appear at the fairness hearing, you must say so in your statement. If you are represented by counsel, your statement must also include the name, address and phone number of your counsel. To be considered, all statements must be sent to the Claims Administrator by August 25, 2020. If you submit a timely, written statement containing the above information, you may appear at the fairness hearing in person (with or without your own counsel). You may withdraw your objection by sending a written request to revoke your objection to the Claims Administrator by August 25, 2020. August 25, 2020