TWEEDIE v WASTE PRO OF FLORIDA, INC.

Case No. 8:19-cv-1827-TPB-AEP in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division

NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT

IF WASTE PRO USA, INC. OR ITS RELATED ENTITIES OBTAINED YOUR CONSUMER REPORT (BACKGROUND CHECK) FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES, YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE WHAT IS ANTICIPATED TO BE $100.00 FROM A CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT.

YOU ARE RECEIVING THIS NOTICE BECAUSE YOU HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS A CLASS MEMBER. YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE SETTLEMENT OF THIS LAWSUIT. PLEASE READ THIS NOTICE CAREFULLY. IT EXPLAINS THE LAWSUIT, THE SETTLEMENT, AND YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS.

 

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT
 
HOW TO GET PAID FROM THE SETTLEMENT

If you timely return the attached Claim Form or file a claim through the Settlement Website noting that you choose to receive a cash recovery, and the Court grants final approval of the Class Settlement, you will be sent a Settlement Check anticipated to be $100.00. The amount of the Settlement Check may be less than $100.00, depending on how many Class Members submit Claim Forms.

THE CLAIM FORM MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLASS SETTLEMENT ADMINISTRATOR NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 6, 2021.

IF YOU DO NOTHING If the Court approves the settlement and you do nothing, you will be releasing your claims and you will not receive any money. The Full Release and Released Parties are available on the Important Documents section of this website.
IF YOU EXCLUDE YOURSELF FROM THE SETTLEMENT You have the right to exclude yourself from the settlement completely (“opt out”). You can opt out by following the instructions on the Settlement website, which are also provided below. You will not receive any monetary payments from the Settlement. You will not have any right to object, but you will not be bound by the terms of this Settlement and will retain your right to file your own lawsuit. The opt out deadline is October 7, 2021.
IF YOU WANT TO OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT If you do not exclude yourself, you may object to the settlement. You can remain in the Settlement Class but file written objections to the Settlement. The Court will consider the objections in deciding whether to approve the Settlement.


If the Settlement is approved, you will not be able to sue the Released Parties for the Released Claims as defined by the Stipulation of Settlement, available on the website, such as for claims relating to an employment background check when you applied for a job with Waste Pro or its related entities.