CHARLESTON – A company who laid off employees earlier this year allegedly failed to pay its employees in a timely manner.
Malcolm Brown, individually and on behalf of similarly situated individuals, filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Mobile Now Inc. alleging violation of the Wage Payment and Collection Act.
The suit states that the plaintiff was employed by the defendant until he was laid off on April 2 due to mass store closings. The suit states the defendant had a legal duty to pay the plaintiff his wages and accrued fringe benefits by his next regular payday, April 4, and the defendant failed to do so.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Phillip Estep of Phillip Estep Law Group PLLC in Charleston.
The case has been assigned to Judge Louis Bloom.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 19-C-400