Woman says Dollar General didn't pay final wages on time

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Dollar General after she claims the company failed to pay her final wages within 72 hours of termination.

Julie Boggess was employed by the defendant from July 27, 2010, until July 2, according to a complaint filed Oct. 7 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Boggess claims the defendant failed to pay her final wages within 72 hours of discharge.

The defendant did not pay Boggess' final employment wages until between July 6 and July 8, according to the suit.

Boggess claims the defendant violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act.

Boggess is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest. She is being represented by Todd S. Bailess and Joy B. Mega.

The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Louis H. Bloom.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number: 11-C-1814

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