Many employees have simple expectations of their employer. Everyone, for example, expects to be paid for the work that they have completed. However, some claim that one company based in Massachusetts has been a huge violator of their employees' rights by violating overtime.aspx">wage law. The company has recently been ordered to pay $1 million in back wages in addition to a civil fine.
The company is Ward's Cleaning Service Inc., a company that has been in business for just under 60 years. The company, which employs approximately 200 people, contracts cleaning personnel to restaurants and hotels in or near Boston. An investigation found that the company went to great lengths to avoid paying their employees overtime wages. These measures include changing time cards and paying in cash.