Two delivery companies in Alabama, concluded with FedEx, have denied more than 200 workers overtime pay, authorities said.
Now businesses have to pay their employees.
Steel City Couriers Inc. and Cahaba Valley Couriers Inc., two Birmingham subcontractors hired by FedExrefused 235 workers to pay for overtime work and did not keep accurate records of hours worked, according to a press release from the US Department of Labor.
Failed to get comment from Cahaba Valley Couriers and Steel City Couriers, and FedEx did not immediately respond to a request for comment from McClatchy News on Thursday, May 26th.
According to the agency, employees were paid regular pay and a fixed weekly rate without paying overtime for more than 40 hours worked per week.
The Department of Labor said it collected $ 181,379 in wages for employees.