WHEELING – A Wheeling man is suing his employer alleging that he was never given a raise he was promised.
Carson Ernest filed a complaint in Ohio Circuit Court against QSL of Wheeling Inc., doing business as Quaker Steak and Lube, alleging violation of the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act and constructive discharge.
The suit states that the plaintiff was employed by the defendant as a cook and on Sept. 20, 2018, received an above average performance evaluation. The plaintiff alleges he was told that he would be receiving a raise but the raise was never applied. The plaintiff alleges he stayed with the defendant because of the promised raised but on March 15, the plaintiff resigned as he had still not been given the raise.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Sandra K. Law of Schrader Companion Duff & Law PLLC in Wheeling.
Ohio Circuit Court case number 19-C-114