This excerpt taken from the ALL 10-Q filed Nov 1, 2005.
A. Settlement Class Defined
The certified settling class (Class) is defined as follows (members of the Class are sometimes referred to in this Notice as Class Members):
The Class is comprised of all persons who, between November 27, 1996 and December 31, 2004 were employed in California as claims adjusters by Allstate. As used in the Class definition, the term claims adjuster refers to any individual whose assigned duties as an employee of Allstate included, but were not limited to, the adjustment and/or investigation and/or analysis and/or evaluation of the monetary worth of any claim made to Allstate for any bodily injury, property damage, and/or monetary damage of every nature and type and who have been or currently are paid as exempt employees as the same are defined pursuant to statute and/or California or federal regulatory determination.
As of the date of the settlement, Allstate has represented that the job titles which comprise the Class Members who work at Allstate claims offices in California are as follows:
Any change, modification, addition or deletion of any job titles by Allstate shall not result in a change in the persons defined as Class Members, whose entitlement to the same is based upon the duties they perform as set forth in this Notice.
Persons who performed such functions while classified, employed and compensated by Allstate as supervisors, managers or officers of said Allstate are not included in the Class during any time said persons were so employed. Persons performing work in the following job titles (as the work duties and responsibilities of said titles existed as of the date of certification) are not included in the defined Class during any period of time said position was or is held during the class period: Frontline Process Experts, Frontline Performance Leaders and supervisory personnel.