Adept Employment Law, APC

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Williams v. Western Express, Inc.

Case No. EDCV 15-402 JGB (SPx)


Together with Shah Sheth LLP, Adept filed the lawsuit entitled Williams v. Western Express, Inc., d/b/a Western Express Transport of California, Inc. on January 22, 2015.  This case alleges violations of California's wage and hour laws on behalf of a class consisting of all of Defendant's non-exempt employees who reside or resided in the State of California during the Class Period (January 22, 2011 through October 24, 2016).  The matter is currently pending before Judge Jesus G. Bernal in the United States District Court of California.

On October 24, 2016, Judge Bernal granted preliminary approval of a proposed settlement resolving all claims alleged in the action.  The Court has set a Final Approval Hearing on February 6, 2017.  At that time, the Court will also rule on Class Counsel's request for Attorneys' Fees and Litigation Costs/Expenses, the papers for which were filed on November 22, 2016 and are available here.

Any questions about this case or the proposed settlement can be directed to Greg Wong of Adept Employment Law, APC at 213.505.6283 or Sandeep Shah of Shah Sheth LLP at 714.955.4551.