Summit Drywall

Law
5:00 am
Mon June 17, 2013

U.S. Labor Dept. backs drywall workers claims for back wages

Even drywall workers paid a piece rate are subject to minimum wage rules, according to the Labor Dept.

Hanging drywall is a dirty, hard job. And 250 workers at Summit Drywall, Inc., based in Issaquah, say it was even worse for them because they didn’t get paid the wages they were due.

The U.S. Department of Labor is suing Summit Drywall on behalf of the workers, claiming the company failed to pay minimum wage and time and a half for overtime.

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