United Airlines Wage Theft Lawsuit: Is It A Genuine Class Action? Find Out

Did you receive the United Airlines Wage Theft Lawsuit email? It is not a scam. You received the mail because you filed a claim.

United Airlines is making some changes to how they show wage information on the pay stubs of their California-based pilots. This is all part of a five-year consent decree proposal they submitted in October.

United Airlines Wage Theft Lawsuit
United Airlines Wage Theft Lawsuit

Now, when pilots get their pay stubs, they’ll see the total hours they actually worked, all the different hourly rates that apply, and how many hours they worked at each of those rates.

This comes about four months after United Airlines agreed to pay a $7.5 million settlement. This settlement was to settle claims that they weren’t giving their pilots accurate pay stubs that properly showed their hours, wages, and business address.

Who Is Eligble

There’s a bit of a legal battle between United Airlines and their pilots and flight attendants. The employees are saying that the airline didn’t pay them correctly for their on-call time.

But United Airlines is standing their ground. They filed a motion in a California federal court on October 22, They argue that their pay system follows the rules and that they provide a base on-duty day compensation.

How Is The Settlement

There is no settlement amount for now.

United Airlines is confident in their pay system. They’re saying that even the California Supreme Court had a look at a similar pay scheme from Delta, and they were cool with it.


 Charles Ward et al. v. United Airlines Inc., Case No. 3:19-cv-03423, is not a scam. Just like Dunkin Franchise Child Labor Settlement, United Airlines seems to be in a bit of a legal tangle with its employees lately. In September, they got hit with a class action lawsuit from their employees. The employees were challenging the airline’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, saying it’s not legal.

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