Man says state didn't pay him on time

By Dickerson | Jan 21, 2015

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man is suing over claims he was not timely paid after being terminated from his job.

James E. Workman filed a lawsuit Dec. 2, 2014, in Kanawha Circuit Court against the West Virginia Department of Administration, citing the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act.

According to the complaint, Workman worked for the defendant from 2006 until he was discharged Oct. 26, 2011, after which time the defendant failed to pay Workman his wages owed within 72 hours, as required by state code.

Workman seeks damages and benefits plus interest. He is represented by attorneys J. Michael Ranson and Cynthia M. Ranson of Ranson Law Offices in Charleston, and G. Patrick Jacobs of Jacobs Law Office in Charleston. The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Carrie L. Webster.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number: 14-C-2118

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