IF YOU WORKED FOR MARIETTA AREA HEALTHCARE, INC. D/B/A MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, MARIETTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
OR SELBY GENERAL HOSPITAL AS A DIRECT PATIENT CARE PROVIDER IN OHIO BETWEEN OCTOBER 29, 2012 AND DECEMBER
31, 2018, YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO COMPENSATION.
What is the Litigation About?
The Lawsuit alleges that Defendants’, Marietta Area Healthcare, Inc. d/b/a Memorial Health System, Marietta Memorial Hospital,
Selby General Hospital, J. Scott Cantley, and Eric Young (“Defendants”), practices caused employees to work without pay in
violation of state and federal wage and hour laws. Plaintiffs further allege that this was the result of Defendants’ practices related to its policy
of automatically deducting a 30 minute lunch break period from their shifts, regardless of whether they actually received an uninterrupted, 30 minute break.
Am I a Class Member?
The Settlement Class includes all of Defendants’ current and former hourly employees who were responsible for direct patient
care and were subject to Defendants’ automatic meal deduction policy at any time from October 29, 2012 through December 31, 2018.
What Does the Settlement Provide?
In full and complete settlement of the claims of the Class Members who do not exclude themselves, Defendant will pay the principal amount of
$2,500,000.00. The Settlement Amount, plus any interest thereon, will be used to pay Class Counsel’s attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses
(as approved by the Court), any service payments that the Court may award to the Class Representatives, the expenses of settlement administration
(including class notice), and the settlement payments for the benefit of Class Members who file a claim.
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS LAWSUIT
Submit A Claim Form by
August 5, 2022
To potentially qualify for a monetary payment from the Settlement Amount, Class Members must file a Claim.
Exclude Yourself From the Class by
July 6, 2022
Any Class Member who wishes to be excluded from the Settlement must complete and return a request for exclusion via
U.S. Mail, email, or fax, and that request for exclusion must be validated by the Settlement Administrator.
July 6, 2022
Any Class Member who wishes to object to the Settlement may do so orally or in writing. Any written objection must be filed with the Court and served on Class Counsel, Defendant’s counsel, and the Settlement Administrator.
Go to a Hearing on
August 23, 2022, at 10:00 a.m
Speak in Court about the settlement. (If you object to any aspect of the settlement, you must submit a
written objection by the Objection Deadline.)
If you do nothing, you will not receive a monetary payment or credit from the Settlement Amount,
you will not receive any proceeds under the Settlement, but you will be deemed to have released all claims against Defendants as described above.