May 17, 2012

Mattress retailer ordered to pay back wages to 96 employees

Bedding retailer Mattress Direct of Baton Rouge, La., agreed to pay more than $40,000 in back wages to 96 current and former sales associates following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, Furniture Today reported. The Labor Department said the investigation found that the retailer violated portions of the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay overtime and/or the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour to some of […]