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Espinoza v Williams-Sonoma and MXD

Update March, 2021 - Final Approval of the Settlement of the Case Has Been Granted By the Court!!!

Great News, isn't it?  

But!  Do you believe you're a member of the class?  If so, did you get a notice on this case?  If you believe you are a class member, then you should have gotten a notice from Simpluris, the company handling this matter.  Many of you have called, asking about the delivery of the checks.  

If you're a class member, it's up to you to make sure that Simpluris has your correct address and information.  Please contact Simpluris immediately, if you moved in the past several years.  Your data from Williams-Sonoma or MXD may be invalid and you might not get payment.  So call Christina Fowler at Simpluris if you have any concerns about that at all at 714-640-5644.

And, if you feel you've been mistreated or underpaid or not gotten overtime, or were let go for fake or false reasons, or have any other legal issues, please feel free to call us at 818-547-5200 or 626-795-0205.

Or you can email us at tom@falveylaw.com.

We hope this helps each of you for the coming year!  Thanks for your patience and your help.

Update January, 2021  - Class Action Case of Espinoza v Williams-Sonoma/MXD/Ryder - Notices of Settlement Have Gone Out

We finally got the case settled late last year.  Did you get a notice on this case?  If you believe you are a class member, then you should have gotten a notice from the company handling this matter - Simpluris  We know that many of you have been calling, asking about the delivery of the checks, and we apologize for the delay.

Because of various circumstances, including the coronavirus, the case was delayed several times.  If you got a notice or letter regarding this case, be sure to respond as you believe fitting.

If  you believe you’re a member of this class, and you didn't get a notice from Simpluris yet, you need to contact Christina Fowler, whose phone number is


Her email address is:  cfrancisco@simpluris.com

If you call there, we recommend you make a note as to when you called, and with whom you spoke, and what you were told, so we might be better able to track the progress of information being received by class members.

Thanks very much - and we wish you an Excellent New Year!  

Tom Falvey

Update! Motion for Preliminary Approval of Settlement Will Happen in June, 2020!

Because of the situation involving COVID-19, while we previously had a date set for the hearing to approve a settlement of this case, that date has been continued.

It's now set to take place in June.  But as you can understand, that might not necessarily happen.  We are, of course, hopeful that the court will rule in our favor.  Be sure to watch our website for further developments.

We’d be glad to hear from you if you believe that you are a potential class member in this case.  You may be able to provide additional information, not only about your employment with Williams-Sonoma, but concerning anything that might have happened to you recently.

If you were fired, or simply told you no longer had a job recently, you might be entitled to unpaid wages or other relief.  If you, your colleagues, friends or family want to discuss that, please contact us.

Just call 626-795-0205 or 818-547-5200.  You can also email us at Tom@Falveylaw.com.

We’ll be grateful for whatever help you can provide, as well as for any questions you may have, whether it's about this case, or any other employment matter.

Tom Falvey


For all of you who have been calling and emailing, PLEASE KEEP DOING SO!

Your help and providing us information and documents on this case have really moved it forward.

HAVE YOU MOVED?  If this case settles and Williams-Sonoma doesn't have a correct address for you, you might not be able to participate.  We know of some of you, but it might help you and it may well help our case for you to contact us.

Or has anything happened to you or anyone else there for complaining about your pay or breaks or working conditions?  Let us know!

Thanks again.  We hope to hear from you or anyone else who worked there whenever you have a chance.

Update - February, 2019 - A year later, and Williams-Sonoma, Ryder Last Mile and MXD don't want to provide documents helpful to our case

Did you drive or are you driving for Williams-Sonoma, or Ryder Last Mile or MXD in California since 2014 - starting about 5 years ago?

If so, you might have documents which could help us with our case.  Things like schedules, agreements, texts from your phones, emails, timesheets would help.  So would Evaluation Scores and photos of Charts at warehouses re tests.

So would copies of Identification (“ID”) cards, Instructions, and Advertisements for positions at Williams-Sonoma, MXD or Ryder Last Mile.

We’d also be grateful for pictures of clothing you had to wear while driving for any of those companies.

Were you fired from any of those companies?  Can you send us copies of the document which said you were let go or terminated?  That would also help.

Finally, do you have cell phone bills for when you had to use your own cellphone for work?  Please also send those along.

You can email them to tom@falveylaw.com, or mail them to Falvey Law offices, 550 North Brand, Suite 1500, Glendale, CA 91203.

Thanks very much.  We hope to hear from you soon!

Plaintiff's Allegations - Espinoza v Williams-Sonoma and MXD (En español haga clic aquí)

2/18/18 - We have just filed a Lawsuit against Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Williams-Sonoma Direct, Inc., Williams-Sonoma Retail Services, Inc., Williams-Sonoma Sourcing, Inc., Williams-Sonoma DTC, Inc.  (hereafter, “Williams-Sonoma”) And MXD Group, Inc. (hereafter, “MXD”) for various violations of the California Labor Code and Business and Professions Code.  A copy of the complaint is attached.

This case is filed on behalf of those individuals who worked for Williams-Sonoma and MXD in California as Drivers or Driver Helpers, or doing the work of such employees, since February 18, 2014.
In their lawsuit, attached hereto, the three Plaintiffs contend that Williams-Sonoma and MXD did not comply with the requirements under California law for payment of wages. If successful, this action allows former and current employees to receive payment in the form of penalties owed by defendants because of its alleged acts in the manner in which it paid these employees.  

The court has not yet ruled on any of Plaintiffs’ allegations or determined whether the case is appropriate for class action status.

If you are or were an employee of Williams-Sonoma and/or MXD in California, we would like to speak with you. Please contact us by either calling our office at 626-795-0205 or 818-547-5200. You may also email us at tom@falveylaw.com or by mailing us at 550 North Brand Blvd., Suite 1500, Glendale, CA 91203.

If you have any emails, texts, voicemail, schedules, employee manuals or earnings statements, they might assist us in proving our case.  If you could do us and the rest of all those drivers and helpers a favor, could you please send us copies?

Likewise, if you have pictures of trucks and/or the warhouse(s) where you worked, we'd like to see those as well.

We would especially be very glad to speak with you.

Also, if you incurred expenses for which you were not repaid, e.g., parking charges, mileage, etc., we’d like to hear from you about that as well.  

We'd be grateful to hear from you no matter what your job title was or is at Williams-Sonoma and MXD.

Thanks very much for whatever help you can provide.  We hope to hear from you soon.


 En español

Alegaciones del Demandante - Espinoza v Williams-Sonoma y MXD

02/18/2018- Recientemente hemos presentado una demanda contra Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Williams-Sonoma Direct, Inc., Williams-Sonoma Retail Services, Inc., Williams-Sonoma Sourcing, Inc., Williams-Sonoma DTC, Inc.  (en lo sucesivo, “Williams-Sonoma”) y MXD Group, Inc. (en lo sucesivo,“MXD”) por varias violaciones del código laboral de California y negocio y profesiones código. Se adjunta una copia de la denuncia.

Este caso se presentó en nombre de las personas que trabajaban para Williams-Sonoma y MXD en California como conductores o ayudantes de conductor o haciendo el trabajo de estos empleados, desde el 18 de Febrero de 2014.

En su demanda, adjunta a la presente, los tres demandantes sostienen que Williams-Sonoma y MXD no cumplio con los requisitos bajo la ley de California para el pago de los salarios. Si tiene éxito, esta acción permite a los empleados anteriores y actuales a recibir el pago en forma de multas adeudadas por Compcuom debido a sus presuntos actos de la manera en que paga a estos empleados.

La Corte aún no ha pronunciado sobre ninguna de las denuncias de los demandantes o determina si el caso es apropiado para el estado de la acción colectiva.

Si usted es o fue un empleado de Williams-Sonoma o MXD en California, nos gustaría hablar con usted. Póngase en contacto con nosotros llamando nuestra oficina al 626-795-0205 o 818-547-5200. Usted puede también enviarnos un correo electronico a tom@falveylaw.com o por correo a 550 North Brand Blvd., Suite 1500, Glendale, CA 91203.

Si usted tiene cualquier mensajes de correo electrónico, textos, correo de voz, horarios, manuales del empleado o declaraciones de ingresos, podría ayudarnos a probar nuestro caso. ¿Si usted pudiera hacernos y el resto de todos los conductores y ayudantes un favor, podría usted por favor enviarnos copias?

Además, si tienes fotos de camiones o el warhouse(s) donde trabajaste, tambien nos gustaría verlos.

Especialmente estaremos muy encantados de hablar contigo.

También, si usted incurre en gastos que no fueron reembolsados, por ejemplo, estacionamiento pago, kilometraje, etc., nos gustaría oír de usted sobre eso también.

Agradeceríamos saber de usted no importa lo que su título profesional fue o es en Williams-Sonoma y MXD.

Gracias por cualquier ayuda que pueden proporcionar. Esperamos saber de usted pronto.

Case Documents

2018-02-13, Espinoza v. Williams-Sonoma, CONFORMED Complaint


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