HUNTINGTON – A Lawrence County, Ohio, man is suing Jabo Supply Corporation after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated.


Charles Barry was employed by Jabo to drive and last worked for the company on Oct. 15, according to a complaint filed March 20 in Cabell Circuit Court.


Barry claims Jabo has failed to pay his wages in full, as required by the West Virginia Wage Payment & Collection Act.


Jabo owes Barry wages and liquidated damages pursuant to the West Virginia Wage Payment & Collection Act, according to the suit.


Barry claims the defendants wrongfully discharged him from his employment after he complained to his supervisor about illegal and dangerous transportation practices.


Barry is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest. He is being represented by Lia DiTrapano Fairless of DiTrapano Law Firm PC.


The case is assigned to Circuit Judge Christopher Chiles.


Cabell Circuit Court case number: 15-C-180

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