This excerpt taken from the ALL 10-Q filed Nov 1, 2005.
Gilardi & Company
If you timely request exclusion from the Class, you will: (1) not participate in the recovery obtained through this settlement, and (2) be entitled to prosecute an individual lawsuit, or an individual claim with the Labor Commissioner, in accordance with California law, but you may not pursue any such claim as part of a class action.
If you do not choose to exclude yourself from the Class, you may file a Claim Form and participate with all other Class Members. You may, if you so desire, enter an appearance through counsel of your choice.