Ashley Furniture settles wage dispute complaint
The owner of Ashley Furniture HomeStores has now settled complaints about wage violations and has agreed to pay 170 present and former employees.
The owner will be paying a total of $57,000 to the employees that worked at the Lubbock, Amarillo, Midland stores in Texas and a store in Hobbs, N.M.
An executive with the store say that the issue did not occur on purpose, but because the there was a the wage regulations were not known. After an investigation, many violations were found such as employees not be compensated for mandatory store meetings, commission workers not always receiving minimum wage, not paying time and a half for overtime wages.
If you or a loved one has been not been receiving the wages that you have earned, contact the Austin overtime & wage dispute lawyers of The Melton Law Firm, by calling 512-330-0017 today.