About three years ago, seven plant managers lost their jobs following an investigation into allegations of betting on how many workers there would get sick from the coronavirus. Shortly before losing their jobs, a handful did not receive a bonus they felt the company improperly withheld. So they sued.
What happens when five of the most unsympathetic plaintiffs in recent memory claim state wage payment law violations?
The dispute revolves around what payments, if any, plaintiffs are entitled to receive for their work in 2020 under the company’s Annual Incentive Plan (AIP), which provides eligible employees with an “opportunity