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Shop Owner Who Paid Ex-Worker in Pennies Is Ordered to Pay More

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2023
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A court in Georgia has ordered the owner of an auto-repair shop who disbursed a former employee’s wages with about 91,500 greasy pennies left in his driveway to pay nearly $40,000 in back pay and damages. The judgment said that the shop owner retaliated against the worker, who had asked for his final paycheck, and that he failed to pay overtime to the man and eight other employees. Judge Timothy C. Batten Sr., of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, issued the order in a lawsuit...

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