U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION v AMTCR, Inc.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEVADA
Case No. 2:21-CV-01808-JAD (NJK)
TO ALL CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYEES OF AMTCR INC., AMTCR NEVADA, LLC, AMTCR CALIFORNIA, LLC, WHITE BLUFF, INC., GAMBLE OAK, INC., OR ROCK BASIN, LLC AT ANYTIME BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 2017 AND JANUARY 5, 2023:
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), a United States government agency charged with enforcing the federal laws against discrimination and harassment in employment, has entered into a Settlement with AMTCR, Inc., AMTCR Nevada, Inc., AMTCR California, LLC, White Bluff, Inc., Gamble Oak, Inc., and Rock Basin, LLC dba McDonald’s (collectively the “AMTCR Companies”), a franchise owner operating approximately 21 McDonald’s restaurants in Nevada, Arizona and California, which resolves the EEOC Charge Number 487-2017-01281, and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. AMTCR, Inc., et al., Case. No. 2:21-cv-01808-JAD (NJK), pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §2000e, et. seq. (“Title VII”). The EEOC’s lawsuit alleged that the AMTCR Companies engaged in unlawful employment practices by subjecting certain employees to sexual harassment and/or a sexually hostile work environment in violation Title VII. The Settlement is in the form of a Consent Decree that was approved on January 5, 2023 by United States District Judge Jennifer A. Dorsey of the District of Nevada.
As part of the Settlement, the Consent Decree provides for comprehensive injunctive remedies that the AMTCR Companies will implement and a significant Settlement Fund to be distributed in amounts determined by the EEOC to “Eligible Claimants” who sign and return an IRS Form W-9. In the Consent Decree, “Eligible Claimant” is defined as a Claimant who, in the EEOC’s sole discretion, meets all of the following requirements:
(i) The Claimant was employed by one or more of the companies listed above at any time from January 1, 2017 to the January 5, 2023; and
(ii) Based on the EEOC’s assessment, the Claimant could assert a viable claim for being subjected to sexual harassment and/or a sexually hostile work environment.
If you were employed by one or more of the companies listed above at any time between January 1, 2017 and January 5, 2023 and believe you were subjected to sexual harassment, and/or a sexual hostile work environment during your employment, you may be eligible to receive money from the Settlement.
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