WHEELING – A Ohio County man says his former employer still
owes him for his final week of work.
Donald Ritchea filed a lawsuit May 11 in Ohio Circuit Court
against Firewater Restoration Inc., alleging a violation of the Wage Payment and
According to the complaint, when Ritchea resigned from his
position as a project manager for the defendant on Feb. 24, he gave two weeks’
notice, with his last day on March 8. However, the suit says he was not given
his final paycheck, nor a bonus he was due for work performed on Feb. 13.
Ritchea seeks a jury trial, reimbursement for unpaid wages,
liquidated damages, litigation costs, totaling less than $75,000. He is
represented by attorney Sandra K. Law of Schrader Byrd & Companion PLLC in
Ohio Circuit Court Case number 16-C-137