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Workers accuse Ferrara of not paying them for work at start of shift, breaking OT laws

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 17, 2016, 12:34pm

Chicago area candymaker Ferrara has been hit with a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of perhaps hundreds of current and former workers at its suburban candy plants, accusing the company of failing to pay its workers for the time they spent getting ready for their shifts each day at the plant, effectively meaning the company has failed to pay overtime as required by federal and state wage laws.

Judge hauls away OT pay class action brought by tow truck drivers vs Chicago wrecker company

Scott Holland May 3, 2016, 1:58pm

A Chicago federal judge has put the brakes on an attempt by a group of tow truck drivers to collect overtime pay they claimed they were owed under federal law from a Chicago tow operator.