Here’s a cautionary tale about the importance of double-checking for minor mistakes in your company’s overtime calculations.
It’s a lesson one Texas company just learned the hard way.
In the lawsuit, Castro v. Precision Demolition, a company failed to pay an employee overtime for a mere $608.05 in unpaid overtime for his travel time. It’s a fairly common and innocuous mistake when it’s caught in time.
But in this case, it was any neither caught in time nor painless for the employer.
On top of the hassle of being hauled into court over an innocent mistake, the $608.05 in