IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA
DENHAM, et al. v. EIGHT ELEVEN GROUP, LLC
(Civil Action No. 3:22-cv-00531-JAG)
SETTLEMENT OF UNPAID WAGE LAWSUIT INVOLVING HOURLY EXEMPT COMPUTER TECHNICIANS AND HOURLY NON-EXEMPT EMPLOYES OF EIGHT ELEVEN GROUP, LLC WHO RECEIVED PER DIEM PAYMENTS AND WORKED OVER 40 HOURS IN A WORKWEEK BETWEEN OCTOBER 11, 2019, AND OCTOBER 23, 2022.
- Evan Denham, a former employee of Eight Eleven Group, LLC (“EEG”) who worked as an Epic TDR Lead, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia claiming that he and other similarly situated employees were not properly paid for all hours worked. EEG denies the allegations in the lawsuit and maintains that it properly compensated all individuals in its employ under the federal and applicable state and laws.
- The Court has not decided whether EEG did anything wrong. However, the parties have agreed to a settlement of this case, which the Court approved. The Court also authorized notice to individuals who are eligible to participate in the settlement. If you received a notice, EEG’s records indicate you are eligible to participate in the settlement based on your job position, dates of employment, hours of work, and receipt of per diem payments.
Your legal rights are affected whether you act or not. Your options are explained in your notice. Please read it carefully.
The settlement provides a cash payment to current and former employees of EEG who worked as hourly exempt computer technicians or non-exempt employees, and who received per diem payments and worked over 40 hours in a workweek between October 11, 2019, and October 23, 2022. The amount of the payments available to each settlement participant will vary based on their pay/per diems and the number of weeks they worked. In exchange for accepting a settlement payment, participants will release certain legal claims they may have against EEG. To join this settlement and receive a settlement payment, you must submit a Claim Form and Release by no later than June 28, 2023. You also must return an I.R.S. Form W-9 to avoid having supplemental tax withholding deducted from your settlement payment.
|JOIN THE SETTLEMENT BY SENDING IN A CLAIM FORM||
Join the settlement. Receive a settlement payment. And give up or “release” certain claims you may have against EEG.
If you would like to receive the settlement payment allocated to you, you must complete the Claim Form and Release provided along with your notice and return it to the Settlement Administrator by no later than June 28, 2023, as explained in Section 11 of your Notice and FAQ #11. If you do not wish for additional supplemental tax withholdings to be taken from your payment you also must complete the I.R.S. Form W-9 provided. Anyone who receives a settlement payment also will be bound by the release of claims, as explained in Section 8 of your notice and FAQ #8.
|DO NOTHING AND DO NOT JOIN THE SETTLMENT||
Do nothing. Do not receive a settlement payment. But retain all claims you may have against EEG.
If you do not complete the Claim Form and Release provided with your notice and return it to the Settlement Administrator by no later than June 28, 2023, as explained in Section 12 of your notice and FAQ #12, you will not be part of the settlement and will not receive any settlement payment. You also will, however, retain, and will not release, any claims you may have against EEG, as explained in Section 12 of your notice and FAQ #12.