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If you worked as an employee of Chinese Daily News in Monterey Park, California, at any time from March 5, 2000, until July 1, 2005, you may have rights affected by the class action lawsuit, Wang v. Chinese Daily News.

This lawsuit arises from allegations and claims that Chinese Daily News failed to provide employees with meal and rest breaks, to pay vacation time at the proper rate, to issue accurate wage statements, to pay wages owed to terminated employees, and to pay proper wages, including overtime. The case has gone to trial and a judgment has been entered in favor of the members of the class in the amount of $5,291,365.74.

The court has appointed a special master, Lester J. Levy, Esq., to handle the claims and opt-out process and to determine the amount each member of the class is entitled to receive in this lawsuit. If you believe that you are an employee whose rights are affected by this lawsuit, please review the attachments and submit a claim form by no later than Wednesday, October 22, 2008.

Please be advised that Chinese Daily News, its employees, agents and attorneys have been ordered not to communicate with class members regarding the lawsuit or the claims and opt-out process. In addition, Chinese Daily News may not retaliate against any individual for filing a claim to participate in the lawsuit. Your decision as to whether or not to participate in or opt out of this lawsuit will remain confidential and will not be shared with Chinese Daily News.

For a free evaluation of your potential employment law, civil rights or class action case, we invite you to contact us.