Former employee sues McDonald's for failure to pay final wages

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing McDonald's Restaurants of West Virginia, Inc., after he claims it failed to pay his final wages in a timely manner.

Brian A. Taylor was employed by the defendant from Oct. 18, 2011 until Nov. 3, 2011, according to a complaint filed May 30 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Taylor claims the defendant failed to pay his final wages within 72 hours of terminating his employment.

The defendant's actions violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act, according to the suit.

Taylor claims the defendant's actions also entitle him to treble damages.

Taylor is seeking compensatory and liquidated damages. He is being represented by J. Michael Ranson, Cynthia M. Ranson, George B. Morrone III and G. Patrick Jacobs.

The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Tod J. Kaufman.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number: 12-C-1004

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