Man sues TeleTech for state Wage Payment & Collection Act violations

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 4, 2012

MOUNDSVILLE -- A former employee is suing TeleTech Customer Care Management (West Virginia), Inc. after he claims it violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act during his employment.

MOUNDSVILLE -- A former employee is suing TeleTech Customer Care Management (West Virginia), Inc. after he claims it violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act during his employment.

Rodney J. LeMasters was employed by TeleTech from 2006 until Oct. 5, 2011, according to a complaint filed Feb. 17 in Marshall Circuit Court.

LeMasters claims TeleTech did not pay his or other class action members all of their final wages and benefits in full in a timely manner.

TeleTech's failure to pay final wages in a timely manner violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act, according to the suit.

LeMasters is seeking for the court to certify the civil action as a class action on behalf of him and proposed Class members under Rule 23 of the West Virginia Rules of Civil Procedure; to designate him as a representative of the class; to hold that the defendant did not pay him and class members their wages and benefits in full in a timely manner; and compensatory damages for unpaid wages and liquidated damages. He is being represented by Frank X. Duff and Sandra K. Law.

The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge David W. Hummel Jr.

Marshall Circuit Court case number: 12-C-28

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