The parties (the United States, the Vulcan Society and several class representatives, and the City of New York) have filed with the Court a proposed Monetary Relief Consent Decree, which, if approved, will settle the claims for back pay, fringe benefits, and applicable interest for a total of approximately $99 million.
- July 14, 2014: If the Court decided that you are eligible for a monetary award, GCG will send you documents that list the amount of money you are entitled to receive under the proposed settlement on July 14, 2014. Please note that this amount is subject to the Court's approval and may change before a final order is entered by the Court.
- August 12, 2014: If you would like to object to the proposed settlement or to your proposed award, you must do so by August 12, 2014.
- October 1, 2014: At 10:00 a.m. on October 1, 2014, the Court will hold a Fairness Hearing to determine whether to approve the Decree and the proposed awards for back pay, fringe benefits, and interest to each of the 1,470 claimants the Court determined are eligible to receive a monetary award. The Fairness Hearing will take place at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 225 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, New York in Courtroom 4D.
- October 2, 2014: The Fairness Hearing will continue on October 2, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., if necessary.
For more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions.
Claimants who have been found eligible for relief by the Court may obtain more information about how the proposed settlement affects their claims for relief at
www.fdnylitigation.com, which will have updated information
about the settlement in the coming days and weeks.
This website will also be updated as additional details become available.