PetSmart, Inc. Wage and Hour Class Action
LePine v. PetSmart, Inc.
United States District Court for the Western District of Washington at Tacoma
Case No. 3:17-cv-05488
Initial Settlement Distribution
On October 10, 2018, the Court entered an Order Granting Final Approval of Class Action Settlement. Under the terms of the Court-approved settlement the Settlement Administrator mailed the settlement payment checks by First Class U.S. Mail to the Settlement Class Members on December 27, 2018. The settlement distribution process has ended for the settlement class members in the initial distribution.
Secondary Settlement Distribution
A small number of additional Settlement Class Members were identified by PetSmart Inc. after the initial settlement was approved. The Court entered the Order granting final approval to this secondary settlement on February 25, 2019. The Settlement Administrator sent the payment checks to the secondary settlement class members on May 8, 2019, by First Class U.S. Mail. This secondary settlement distribution has also been concluded.
Plaintiff Deborah LePine alleged that her former employer, PetSmart, failed to properly pay her and other pet groomer employees as required under Washington wage and hour laws.
Class Action Complaint – 06/26/2017