What Is This Class Action About?
On January 16, 2013, Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah ("Hunt Ortmann") filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of hourly paid employees who work or worked at any Crunch fitness and health club in California and throughout the United States from January 16, 2009 through entry of judgment.
Plaintiff is seeking to recover for all hourly-paid club employees' unpaid wages for all hours worked, including overtime pay; pay for failing to provide employees with uninterrupted 30-minute meal periods in the first 5 hours of their shift; pay for failing to authorize/permit employees to take uninterrupted-10 minute rest periods; reimbursement of expenses employees were required to pay in order to carry out their job duties and other related relief under various California wage and hour laws ("California Class Action"). The lawsuit also asserts claims for unpaid overtime wages and liquidated damages under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA Collective Action").
What is the current status of the Case?
The lawsuit was filed on January 16, 2013 against Crunch LLC, New Evolution Fitness Company LLC, and New Evolution Ventures LLC ("Defendants"). Defendants have not yet responded to the complaint.
How To Get Involved:
If you are a current or former employee of Crunch and would like to learn more about your potential rights under this lawsuit, please contact Alison Gibbs, Esq. toll at 1-855-222-2298 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. By providing us with your contact information, we can keep you up to date on the status of this case and your potential claims. All inquiries will be kept confidential.
**If you wish to seek recovery under the FLSA collective action, you MUST submit a Consent to Join form and become a plaintiff in the Action. The amount of time you can recover for unpaid wages under the FLSA is 2-3 years from the date this form is filed with the Court. Every day that goes by without this form on file with the Court can substantially affect the amount of your potential claim. If you would like to preserve your claims for unpaid wages under federal law, it is important that you contact us right away at 1.855.222.2298.