Flooring company Mohawk Industries Inc. and Zurich American Insurance Co. will be required to establish an $18 million settlement fund as part of an agreement to resolve a hard-fought putative class action lawsuit. Mohawk was accused of violating state and federal racketeering laws and depressing the Plaintiffs’ wages by hiring illegal aliens. Judge Harold L. Murphy of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia signed off on an order granting the Plaintiffs’ unopposed motion for preliminary approval off the settlement.
Source: Law 360
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