Fresh & Easy Settles Employee Firing Claims For $2.2M

Law360, New York (October 12, 2017, 9:09 PM EDT) -- The liquidating trust for grocer Fresh & Easy has agreed to pay a claim of $2.2 million to settle putative class actions brought by about 900 California workers who said they found themselves jobless without warning, according to a joint motion filed Wednesday in Delaware bankruptcy court.

The deal, reached months after confirmation of the former 200-store grocer's Chapter 11 plan, would resolve two adversary proceedings in Delaware bankruptcy court and two suits in California state court under federal and state Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification...
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