The economy is struggling, and many people here in Tennessee and across the country are doing all they can to save money. For some Tennessee residents and other people this means shopping at discount and dollar stores for the things they want or need. However, even dollar stores employees face problems with not being paid properly for their overtime. It does not matter where you work; you deserve to be paid overtime pay according to the law. If you or someone you know feels that you have not been paid properly for your overtime, then you should speak with a Tennessee employment overtime pay lawyer. They will hear your case and make sure that you get the compensation you deserve for the hours you work.
In this case, lawyers filing on behalf of several employees claim that the employees of the Dollar Tree were often expected to go to the bank for the company after business hours and were also required to work through their lunch breaks without receiving any proper compensation. The lawsuit also claims that the violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act include the Dollar Tree paying below the state’s minimum wage of $7.25 and decreasing pay when asking employees to work through their lunch breaks.
According to additional news sources this is not the first time that the Dollar Tree Company has had lawsuits due to wage violations. The spokesman for Dollar Tree Inc, Timothy Reid declined to comment on this recent lawsuit.
It is a shame that cases like these happen but they do in stores and business right here in Tennessee and across the country every single day. If you have faced a similar problem because of overtime pay, then we strongly recommend that you contact one of our experienced and caring Tennessee employment overtime pay attorneys. We care about you and the hours you work and we will work with you to make sure you get the compensation you are entitled to by law.Feel free to contact us online or call us at 800.705.2121 to set up a FREE consultation to discuss your case and your legal options.