When employees work through their meal breaks or off the clock they should be paid their wages and/or overtime. Hospital workers in Boston have settled an unpaid overtime and meal break wages suit for $8.5 million. The suit claimed that the workers were required to work during what was supposed to be their meal breaks and were required to work off th clock.

Source:  Boston Globe

This hospital workers suit for unpaid overtime and wages is similar to other suits for unpaid wages and overtime filed by nurses and other hospital workers as discussed by Robert Abell on the Kentucky Employment Law Blog: Nurses File Class Action Suit Seeking Training Time and Missed Meal Break Time Pay; Interrupted Lunch Breaks Cited In Wage Class Actions.

If you have not been paid the overtime due and owed you, contact Lexington, Kentucky overtime and wages lawyer Robert Abell at 859-254-7076.

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