Hesami v. Community Bank

Welcome to the Hesami v. Community Bank Settlement Website

All individuals who are currently employed by, or formerly have been employed by, Community Bank as exempt Relationship Managers (including the job positions of Relationship Manager I, Relationship Manager II, Relationship Manager Team Lead, Real Estate Relationship Manager, and Real Estate Senior Relationship Manager) in the State of California, during the time period November 9, 2012 through May 2, 2018

YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO COMPENSATION FROM THIS SETTLEMENT.

A federal court authorized the Notice. It is not a solicitation from a lawyer.

• All employees of Community Bank employed in California at any time between November 9, 2012 and May 2, 2018 holding the position of exempt Relationship Manager including the job positions of Relationship Manager I, Relationship Manager II, Relationship Manager Team Lead, Real Estate Relationship Manager, and Real Estate Senior Relationship Manager..

• Records of Community Bank show that you were employed by Community Bank as an exempt Relationship Manager in the State of California during the time period from November 9, 2012 through May 2, 2018 (the “Settled Period”), and therefore are a Class Member in this Action (“Class Member”).

• As a Class Member, Community Bank’s records indicate that you are entitled to compensation under the Settlement and the Settlement affects your legal rights, unless you “opt out” of the Settlement. The purpose of the Notice is to: (1) describe the Action, (2) inform you of the terms of the Settlement, and (3) inform you of your rights and options in connection with the Settlement.


                 Your rights are affected whether you act or don’t act. Read the Notice carefully.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

ASK TO BE EXCLUDED BY:

November 26, 2018:

If you do not wish to participate in the Settlement of your claims, you may exclude yourself from the Settlement or “opt out.” If you opt out, you will receive no compensation from the Settlement, and you will not be bound by its terms.

OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT BY:

November 26, 2018:

If you are a Class Member who has not opted out and believe that the Settlement should not be finally approved by the Court for any reason, you may object to the proposed Settlement by written objection or at the Final Approval Hearing.

GO TO A HEARING ON:

Hearing Date:
February 26, 2019

Hearing Time:
9:00 AM

The Final Approval Hearing on the adequacy, reasonableness and fairness of the Settlement will be held at 9:00 a.m. on February 26, 2019 in Courtroom 17, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, located at 312 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, California, 90012. You may attend the hearing and have the right to formally appear at the hearing either in person or through your own attorney (at your own expense). The hearing may be continued without further notice.