Former Central Van & Storage driver alleges wages were illegally assigned

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 5, 2019

WINFIELD – A Putnam County moving and storage company is alleged to have assigned its employees' wages without a notarized wage assignment form.

George W. Murdock, individually and on behalf of all those similarly situated, filed a complaint in Putnam Circuit Court against Central Van & Storage Inc. alleging violation of the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act.

The suit states that the plaintiff was employed by the defendant as a truck driver from Sept. 12, 2015, to March 8, 2018. 

The plaintiff alleges his wages were assigned without the defendant having a wage assignment form acknowledged by a notary in violation of the WPCA.

The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Rodney A. Smith and Todd S. Bailess of Bailess Smith PLLC in Charleston.

The case has been assigned to Judge Phillip Stowers.

Putnam Circuit Court case number 19-C-67

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