overtime pay

7:36 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Battle Creek Ordered to Pay $81,000 for Uncompensated Overtime

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The city had to pay about $73,000 to firefighters last year.
The city of Battle Creek will pay an additional $81,000 in unpaid overtime after an audit from the U.S. Department of Labor found more violations of federal wage laws. The city will issue $80,592.81 in payments to 265 current and former employees by the end of next week following the Labor Department's investigation that looked into the city departments' overtime payments between Oct.
6:43 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Battle Creek firefighters sue for back pay

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Lawsuit follows Labor Department investigation
Unhappy with a decision by the U.S. Department of Labor on unpaid overtime, Battle Creek firefighters are suing the city. A suit was filed Tuesday in United States District Court in Grand Rapids on behalf of 57 firefighters and eight former firefighters, seeking about $1 million from the city, according to attorney Ann Oldfather of Louisville, Ky.