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Connecticut Operation Hit With Back Wage Settlement

Posted on July 9, 2014
In a statement, Premier Chairman and CEO Stephen Dimarco said his company has always hired the best chauffeurs and treated them with respect. He said the company will continue to accommodate employee schedules, adding that although the law nationwide remains unsettled, it will fully comply with the settlement. LCT file photo.

In a statement, Premier Chairman and CEO Stephen Dimarco said his company has always hired the best chauffeurs and treated them with respect. He said the company will continue to accommodate employee schedules, adding that although the law nationwide remains unsettled, it will fully comply with the settlement. LCT file photo.

In a statement, Premier Chairman and CEO Stephen Dimarco said his company has always hired the best chauffeurs and treated them with respect. He said the company will continue to accommodate employee schedules, adding that although the law nationwide remains unsettled, it will fully comply with the settlement. LCT file photo.
In a statement, Premier Chairman and CEO Stephen Dimarco said his company has always hired the best chauffeurs and treated them with respect. He said the company will continue to accommodate employee schedules, adding that although the law nationwide remains unsettled, it will fully comply with the settlement. LCT file photo.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Connecticut limousine company has agreed to pay $500,000 in back wages and damages to 183 drivers the U.S. Department of Labor says were denied overtime.

Associated Press article here

CBS Connecticut article here

Related Topics: chauffeur pay, Connecticut operators, employee wages, wage lawsuits

Comments ( 5 )
  • Carlos

     | about 4 years ago

    Now that the U.S. Department of Labor has made a splashy example out of one of the larger transportation companies in the state, does this mean that its just a matter of time before the rest of us in the industry who had also been under the impression that we were exempt from having to pay over time can expect to be forced into a similar back wage settlement!?!

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