Notice sent to more than 4,000 Fuyao employees about lawsuit against company
MORAINE, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - More than 4,000 current and former hourly production workers for Fuyao Glass America, Inc., will soon be getting notices of a lawsuit against the company.
The lawsuit was filed on behalf a group of employees who were reportedly not properly compensated for their overtime because of Fuyao's automatic meal break deduction policy, which the law firm said is in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The court-authorized notice and consent form was sent out Thursday by mail and e-mail, or by text to those who were not otherwise reachable.
The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Western Division at Dayton, and is titled Staggs v. Fuyao Glass America, Inc.