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Greenridge Farm agrees to $3,000,000 settlement for unpaid wages

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Will Gendron
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Award Summary

  • Status:
    Open for Claims
  • Award:
    Varies
  • Claim Deadline:
    10/20/2025
    Not Set
  • Days Remaining:
    484
  • Proof Required:
    Yes
  • Final Approval:
  • Settlement:
    $3,000,000

Greenridge Farm, Inc. Class Action Settlement: What You Need to Know

Greenridge Farm has agreed to pay $3,000,000 to settle a class action lawsuit for alleged failure to properly pay its workers in accordance with Illinois law, including its alleged failure to pay its workers overtime wages. This settlement follows a joint investigation between the Office of the Attorney General of Illinois (OAG) and the United States Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD). If you worked for Greenridge Farm, Inc. at its facility located at 2355 Greenleaf Ave., Elk Grove Village, Illinois, between May 24, 2019, and May 24, 2022, you may be entitled to receive a payment of penalties.

Who Benefits?

Individuals who worked for Greenridge Farm, Inc. at its facility located at 2355 Greenleaf Ave., Elk Grove Village, Illinois, between May 24, 2019, and May 24, 2022, are eligible to receive a settlement award.

How much can I get?

Eligible individuals can receive a payment depending on the amount of their owed wages and other compensation, less applicable tax withholdings. The payment amount was calculated or approved by WHD and the OAG based on the findings of the joint OAG-WHD investigation.

Important Dates

  • Deadline to File a Claim: The first deadline to complete the Claim Form is June 17, 2024. You may also submit a late Claim Form up until October 20, 2025.

Can I Claim an Award?

To be eligible for the settlement award, you must have worked for Greenridge Farm, Inc. at its facility located at 2355 Greenleaf Ave., Elk Grove Village, Illinois, between May 24, 2019, and May 24, 2022. This includes all workers who were allegedly not properly paid, including overtime wages.

All potential claimants must fill out a Claim Form either on the official settlement website at www.greenridgesettlement.com or by mailing the enclosed Claim Form with the prepaid envelope provided in the Notice packet.

Section detailing the award(s) class members can claim

Class members are entitled to receive payment for owed wages and other compensation. The exact amount each claimant will receive is based on the findings of the joint OAG-WHD investigation.

Payments will be made in four installments between July 17, 2024, and November 19, 2025. The first payment will be issued shortly after July 17, 2024, for those who submit their Claim Form by June 17, 2024.

Why Greenridge Farm Workers Are Receiving a Settlement

The settlement addresses the alleged failure of Greenridge Farm, Inc. to properly pay its workers, including overtime wages, in accordance with Illinois law. The Office of the Attorney General of Illinois (OAG) brought a lawsuit against Greenridge Farm, Inc., which led to the settlement agreement. The settlement ensures that eligible workers receive the compensation they are owed.

Is Proof Required to Claim the Reward?

Yes, claimants must provide their Claim Form to receive their payment. The Claim Form must include the claimant's name, address, telephone number, email, and Social Security or ITIN (if applicable). Electronic payment options are available only online at www.greenridgesettlement.com. If no payment option is selected online, a paper check will be sent to the address provided on the form.

How to Claim Your Award

To claim your award, you must fill out a Claim Form either on the official settlement website at www.greenridgesettlement.com or by mailing the enclosed Claim Form with the prepaid envelope provided in the Notice packet. If you mail your Claim Form, you will receive your checks via mail at the address you provide in the form.

The first deadline to complete the Claim Form is June 17, 2024. If you complete the Claim Form by that date, you will receive your first payment shortly after July 17, 2024. There will be four payments made between July 17, 2024, and November 19, 2025. You may also submit a late Claim Form up until October 20, 2025.

Why There Is a Class Action Settlement

The class action settlement was reached following a joint investigation by the Office of the Attorney General of Illinois (OAG) and the United States Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD). The investigation found that Greenridge Farm, Inc. allegedly failed to properly pay its workers, including overtime wages, in accordance with Illinois law.

As a result of the investigation, the OAG brought a lawsuit against Greenridge Farm, Inc., which led to the settlement agreement. The settlement ensures that eligible workers receive the compensation they are owed. If you have any questions, please contact the Claims Administrator at 1-800-979-0898 or GreenridgeSettlement@atticusadmin.com.

Notice Letter

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  • Case Number:
    2020CH06790
  • Filing Date:
  • Jurisdiction:
  • State:
  • Court:
  • Plaintiff:
  • Defendant:
    Greenridge Farm, Inc.
  • Class Counsel:
    Office of the Attorney General of Illinois
  • Claims Administrator:
    GRF Claims Administrator c/o Atticus Administration PO Box 64053 Saint Paul, MN 55164 1-800-979-0898 GreenridgeSettlement@atticusadmin.com
  • Defendant Firm: