The short Notice that you received indicates whether you are a member of the Category 1681b(b)(2) class or Category 1681b(b)(3) class:
Category 1681b(b)(2): All individuals who signed up to be couriers utilizing Postmates’ platform at any time from July 31, 2013 to May 1, 2016 and were subject to a background check procured by Postmates, excluding those individuals who are Category 1681b(b)(3) Settlement Class Members.
Category 1681b(b)(3): All individuals who received unfavorable results on a Postmates’ background check and were not granted access to the Postmates platform as a courier, at any time from July 31, 2013 to September 24, 2015.
Category 1681b(b)(2) Settlement Class Members include all individuals who were subject to a background check procured by Postmates within the specified time period, whether or not they were granted access to the Postmates’ platform, unless the individuals qualify as Category 1681b(b)(3) Settlement Class Members as specifically defined above. If you are unsure of whether you are in the Settlement Class, you can contact the Settlement Administrator at 1-888-213-8889.
Composition of the Settlement Categories is based upon Postmates’ records.
Members of the Settlement Class have a right to know about a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit in which they are class members, and about all of their options, before the Court decides whether to approve the Settlement. If the Court approves the Settlement, and after objections or appeals relating to the Settlement are resolved, the benefits provided for by the Settlement will be available to members of the Category b(b)(3) Settlement Class and to those Category b(b)(2) Settlement Class members who have returned Claim Forms.
The Notice explains the lawsuit, the Settlement, your legal rights, what benefits are available, who is eligible for them, and how to get them. The Notice contains only a summary of the Settlement Agreement; the full Settlement Agreement is available on the Key Documents page.
The Court in charge of this case is the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, and the case is known as Nesbitt, et al. v. Postmates, Inc., Case No. CGC-15-547146. The persons who filed this lawsuit are called the Plaintiffs and Postmates is the Defendant.