Fresh Direct Settlement

Vidal Soler and Corey Stewart v. Fresh Direct, LLC,
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
No. 20 Civ. 3431

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Welcome to the Fresh Direct Settlement Website.

Applicants for employment at Fresh Direct, LLC brought a class action lawsuit against Fresh Direct, for allegedly failing to follow the required process for considering criminal convictions in hiring.

The Parties in the lawsuit have reached a Settlement, subject to Court approval. Under this Settlement, Fresh Direct has agreed to pay a total of $900,000 that will be used to pay applicants who qualify and, service awards, administrative expenses, and attorneys’ fees and costs. Fresh Direct expressly contests and denies the allegations in the lawsuit. If you applied for a job at Fresh Direct between January 1, 2015, and July 29, 2021, and you were denied employment because of your criminal history, you may be entitled to a pro rata share of the settlement.

Submit a Claim Form
You must submit a Claim Form by September 18, 2023 to be eligible to receive a payment.
Do Nothing
If you do not submit a Claim Form by September 18, 2023, you will not be eligible to receive a payment under the Settlement and you will give up your right to sue or be a part of any other lawsuit against Fresh Direct on these claims.
Exclude Yourself
If you wish to exclude yourself (“opt out”) from the Settlement you must follow the directions outlined in your Notice. If you exclude yourself, you will not receive a payment under the Settlement and you cannot object to the Settlement.
You may write to the Court about why you believe the Settlement is not fair or reasonable. You must object in writing in order to appear at the Fairness Hearing to speak to the Court about the fairness of the Settlement.