Below is the first part of an article by Joel Brakken from,. It reads…

WHEELING – A woman is suing after a Family Dollar store allegedly failed to pay her in a timely fashion following termination.

Tammy Sue Massey, individually and on behalf of a class of similarly-situated persons, filed a lawsuit Nov. 5 in the Ohio County Circuit Court against Family Dollar Stores of West Virginia Inc.

According to the complaint, West Virginia law requires employers promptly pay terminated employees their final paycheck in full within a specific time period following termination.

Massey alleges that despite the law, Family Dollar withheld her final pay and waited until the next regular payday to pay her following its decision to terminate her after 15 years of employment.

Massey is bringing the lawsuit on her behalf and on behalf of a class of West Virginia employees to remedy Family Dollar’s violations of state law.


Marc Primo Pulisci is a Los Angeles based attorney practicing with Initiative Legal Group. Marc Primo Pulisci has been practicing law for over 10 years. Find Marc on TwitterMantaFacebookSquarespaceDot Com