Domino's Pizza Franchisee To Pay $915K To End Wage Suit
By Celeste Bott (February 10, 2020, 3:30 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge said Monday he's likely to grant final approval to a $915,000 deal to settle a class action alleging NRJM Inc.'s Domino's Pizza restaurants failed to properly reimburse pizza delivery drivers for their expenses.
The settlement is reasonable, with 97% of class members reached in the notification process — a "very good" percentage in a case involving relatively low-wage workers over a three-year period, said U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman.
But the judge also said that while attorney fees of one-third of the settlement amount is fair, he questioned whether that percentage should be calculated based on the total amount...
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