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AFGE LOCAL 3313, Union

v.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Agency

NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT FUND AND DEADLINE TO FILE PROOF OF CLAIM

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS & INFORMATION

REQUIRED FORMS

Before you begin the ON-LINE registration process, you MUST PRINT, FILL IN, SIGN, DATE & SCAN the executed Proof of Claim, which you must UPLOAD during the ON-LINE registration process!

ELIGIBLE BARGAINING UNIT EMPLOYEES (BUEs) MUST SUBMIT PROOF OF CLAIM, ALONG WITH ALL THE REQUIRED FORMS ACCOMPANYING THIS NOTICE, EITHER ON-LINE ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OR MAILED, POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE ------------------XXXX 2019.

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PROOF OF CLAIM REGISTRATION (ON-LINE)

TO FILE A PROOF OF CLAIM BY ELECTRONIC ON-LINE SUBMISSION - a TWO-STEP REGISTRATION PROCESS, click on the link and complete all required forms and information, as follows:

FIRST STEP

  • Click On Link to File Proof of Claim ON LINE
  • Click on ELIGIBLE BUEs and click APPLY
  • Fill out Contact Information and click CONTINUE
  • Get/Confirm CODE and click SUBMIT

You will receive an email from the claims administrator directing you to the SECOND STEP in the ON-LINE REGISTRATION process.

SECOND STEP

  • Click on Link to sign in and continue filling out all required information for Proof of Claim Registration
  • Once you have completely filled out the required information, you will receive an email from the Claims Administrator outlining the next step (either confirming your registration or requesting additional information)

ELIGIBLE BARGAINING UNIT EMPLOYEES (BUEs) MUST SUBMIT PROOF OF CLAIM, ALONG WITH ALL THE REQUIRED FORMS ACCOMPANYING THIS NOTICE, EITHER ON-LINE ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OR MAILED, POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE ------------------XXXX 2019.

 

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CLAIM FORM (MAIL-IN)

TO FILE A PROOF OF CLAIM BY MAIL, FILL OUT & MAIL:

Please read the instructions carefully, execute the Proof of Claim, include all documents the form asks for, sign it, and mail it to the Claims Administrator postmarked on or before ____________XXX, 2019 at Claims Administrator, AFGE Local 3313, c/o C. Brown & Associates, 9646 Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772.

ELIGIBLE BARGAINING UNIT EMPLOYEES (BUEs) MUST FULLY COMPLETE THE CLAIMS FORM, including all required documentation and submit (EITHER On-Line OR by Mail in), BEFORE YOUR CLAIM WILL BE RECOGNIZED AS BEING FILED!

Take the time to go through the important steps to ensure ALL INFORMATION IS COMPLETE! 

Once the Claims Administrator has received your executed Proof of Claim, along with all required and completely filled out forms and documentation, you will receive a confirmation email and/or letter either confirming your registration OR requesting additional information and including the next step. 

 

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CLAIMS PROCESS

WHEN YOU SUBMIT ON LINE:

Before you begin the on-line registration process, you MUST PRINT, FILL IN, SIGN, DATE & SCAN the executed Proof of Claim, which you must UPLOAD during the ON-LINE registration process!

TO FILE A PROOF OF CLAIM BY ON LINE ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION, click on the link and complete all required forms and information requested.

For Eligible BUEs who submit an on-line claims form, that information will be used to determine your eligibility for a payment from the Settlement Fund. 

To confirm your submission, you will receive an email(s) from the Claims Administrator regarding the next step(s).  Once you complete the registration process, you will be able to sign in on [ADP Workforces NOW] to check on the status of your claim - to find out if your claim was received and whether it was valid or deficient. 

Eligible BUEs who do not submit an on-line claim form in connection with the Settlement Fund, must submit the Proof of Claim that is attached to this Notice by mail in order to be eligible to recover from the Settlement Fund.  

WHEN YOU FILE BY MAIL:

Please read the instructions carefully, fill out the Proof of Claim, include all required documents, sign and mail, postmarked on or before ____________XXX, 2019 to Claims Administrator, AFGE Local 3313, c/o C. Brown & Associates, 9646 Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772.

You can email Claims@CBrownAssoc.com or call 301.577.7110 the Claims Administrator to find out if your claim was received and whether it was valid or deficient.  NOTE:  If you register ON-LINE, you can sign in to check your status!

Please read the instructions carefully, fill out the Proof of Claim EITHER ON LINE OR MAIL IN (BUT NOT BOTH), including all required documents and information, sign and submit to the Claims Administrator on or before ____________XXXX, 2019.

Whatever method you choose, ALL ELIGIBLE BARGAINING UNIT EMPLOYEES (BUEs) MUST FULLY COMPLETE THE CLAIMS FORM including required documentation (EITHER On-Line OR by Mail in), BEFORE YOUR CLAIM WILL BE RECOGNIZED AS BEING FILED!

 

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DIRECT DEPOSIT/ WISELY PAY CARD ONLY!

NO PAPER CHECKS WILL BE ISSUED!  ELIGIBLE BUEs successfully completing the registration process, WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO SIGN UP FOR DIRECT DEPOSIT TO YOUR BANK OR A WISELY PAY CARD in order to receive settlement payout!

 

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CONTACT CLAIMS ADMINISTRATOR

Email:   Claims@CBrownAssoc.com

Phone:  301.577.7110 (and leave a voice mail message)

Mail:      AFGE Local 3313 v. U.S. Department of Labor

             c/o C. Brown & Associates, Inc.

             Settlement Claims Administrator

             9649 Pennsylvania Avenue

             Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

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