Up to $353 in one-time payments will be provided for the settlement of the FleetPride lawsuit. Between 2015 and 2020, FleetPride failed to ask for consent in collecting employees’ fingerprints for identification.From December 31, 2015 to December 31, 2020, FleetPride was allegedly collecting their employees’ fingerprints without appropriate consent forms. According to Shimkus, FleetPride is a parts and repair company in Illinois for heavy-duty trucks in the U.S.
Settlement for FleetPride Lawsuit
The settlement for FleetPride lawsuit agreed to pay $72,250, although the company did not admit to committing any wrongdoing. This means that under the agreement of the settlement, all class members affected by the settlement, especially the company’s former employees, are entitled to receive an equal amount of the settlement fund of up to $353 each.
Nonetheless, the final amount of payout can only be determined once the number of eligible recipients is already established. Furthermore, affected employees only have until May 15 to file a claim for the settlement of the FleetPride lawsuit.
Other Settlements in the U.S.
According to Zwiezen, millions of American citizens can also apply for a settlement payout if they have a Facebook account between 2007 and 2022. This is because the social networking company will pay $725 million after it was accused of leaking its users’ personal data.
To be eligible, recipients must have lived in the U.S. and must have used their Facebook account between May 24, 2007 and December 22, 2022. Recipients can reportedly submit their claim through an official website for the settlement. Furthermore, the payout will be received through direct deposit, Venmo, or postal checks.