COOK COUNTY RECORD – Oct.18 – Ex-employees have sued Oasis Financial company. The litigation finance company funds money to individuals. Oasis is claimed to overwork their employees overtime pay, and also enforced employment agreements preventing former employees to work with competitors for as long as two years.
According to the lawsuit, Oasis required employees (Tyler Beauchamp and Trevor Scott) to work 10+ hour days, five days a week. They were and “discouraged from taking lunch breaks.” The lawsuit also alleges that the company did not pay to compensate for the added work hours, and paid no overtime.
Damages assessed to Oasis includes twice the amount of unpaid overtime hourly wages, statutory damages, punitive damages and attorney fees.
By Jonathan Bilyk
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Summarized by Walter Langkowski