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Man files unpaid overtime lawsuit in Sherman

A former employee at Viva Railings has filed a lawsuit against the company that states that they failed to pay overtime when they required employees to work over 40 hours.

According to the lawsuit, the man worked for Viva Railings from April 23, 2010 to November 22, 2011 and stated that for 39 weeks, he was not paid overtime even though he averaged 56 hours a week.

The man is now seeking the compensation from missed wages, the company has already paid the partial amount of overtime at this time. He is also seeking wages for physical pain, mental anguish, liquidated distress and punitive damages.

If you or a loved one would like to know whether you are eligible for overtime wages and you have not received them, contact the Austin overtime wage violation lawyers of The Melton Law Firm by calling 512-330-0017 today.

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.

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