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Court Approves $2.85M Settlement of Santa Rosa Civil Penalties

Systemic Labor Code Violations Affecting Thousands of Employees, Alleged in Lawsuit Filed in 2018, Teresa Brooke v. Aurora Behavioral Healthcare-Santa Rosa, LLC and Signature Healthcare Services, LLC; Sonoma County Superior Court Case No. SCV 261926 ------- $2.85M Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) Settlement Receives Court Approval

On August 25, 2021, the Superior Court of California in Sonoma County approved a settlement of PAGA civil penalties allegations arising from the Aurora Santa Rosa Hospital. The settlement involves a $2.85 million settlement of civil penalties and additional provisions for changes to policies at Aurora Santa Rosa Hospital, along with additional funding for an independent expert.


CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE SETTLEMENT NOTICE BEING MAILED TO EMPLOYEES ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2021

Employees with logistical questions about the mailing may contact the Settlement Administrator, who has a list of all of the Covered Employees and their mailing addresses.   The Settlement Administrator is:
                                                       ILYM Group, Inc.

                                                                       Telephone: 888-250-6810

                                                                       claims@ilymgroup.com

 

Chettero v. Aurora Behavorial Healthcare - Santa Rosa, LLC, Case No. SCV-268610 (Superior Court of the State of California, County of Sonoma)


Investigation Continues for Class Action for Unpaid Wages Arising from Meal and Rest Break Violations

On June 14, 2021, Valerian Law, PC, along with co-counsel Olivier Schreiber Chao LLP, filed a meal and rest break class action in order to recover unpaid wages for nurses and mental health workers at Aurora Santa Rosa Hospital.  This new action seeks wage damages and other relief not available under the earlier PAGA case. 

 

The Class Action Complaint is available here

 

Workers may contact plaintiff's legal team at Valerian Law via e-mail or fill out this contact form for more information.