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Local Ohio Board of Education Skimps on Overtime Pay, Suit Says

A former employee of the Mentor Exempted Village School District Board of Education has filed suit against the organization claiming it failed to pay employees proper overtime wages. According to the complaint, the defendant employed a policy of docking workers’ pay in 15- or 30-minute increments if they arrived late to work. For example, if an employee were 3 minutes late, the defendant would subtract 15 minutes from his or her hours worked, the suit claims.

The plaintiff further insists that the Board of Education rounded employees’ clock-in and clock-out times in its favor. As a result, the employees worked extra minutes and hours for which they were not compensated at all, the suit says.

On top of that, the complaint alleges that employee bonuses were not taken into account when calculating overtime wages. The suit argues that these alleged practices resulted in employees being denied their proper overtime wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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