Class Eligibility

The Ferrara Candy class action settlement is open to all Ferrara Direct Applicant Class Members and all African-Americans who sought a work assignment through REM or through Labor Power and were otherwise eligible to work at Ferrara but were not assigned or hired to work at the company between Feb. 27, 2009 and Dec. 22, 2015.

Estimated Amount

Varies

Individuals who submit a valid claim will receive an equal share of the settlement pool minus expenses

Proof of Purchase

N/A

Case Name

Lucas, et al. v. Ferrara Candy Company, et al.,
Case No. 1:13-cv-01525
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division

Case Summary

The lawsuit claims that the employer limited or completely excluded African-American workers from being hired by Ferrara for positions of Machine Operator, Mogul Cook, Engrosser, Janitor, Quality Control Technician or Shipping Clerk.

The plaintiffs claim that Ferrara was able to get away with this practice by hiring agencies who instead hired Latinos for those positions.

Settlement Pool

$1,500,000

Deadline

05/03/2016

Contact


Lucas v. Ferrara Candy Company
c/o GCG
P.O. Box 35100
Seattle, WA 98124-1100
888-586-9841
info@gardencitygroup.com

4 responses to “Ferrara Candy Company Discrimination Settlement”

  1. Brock Blanton says:

    waiting on settlement check let me know if another step in process

    ADMIN – Hi Brock,

    This settlement was paid last month.

  2. Jimmie porter says:

    I was wondering why I haven’t heard from anyone regarding this settlement I believe I was apart of!!

    ADMIN – Hi Jimmie,

    This was paid out a few months ago. You should contact the admin to figure out why you did not receive your check

  3. Jimmie porter says:

    Is there a number I can call

    ADMIN – Hi Jimmie,

    888-586-9841

  4. Andre Russell says:

    Hi my name is Andre Russell and I have not received my settlement check and have been trying to call every phone number out here and have left messages with no return call. Please help.

    ADMIN – Hi Andre,

    We are not in a position to help you. You need to reach out to the admin or class counsel.Also keep in mind this settlement is very old so you are unlikely to get anything resolved.

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