Wash. Supreme Court Throws Out Delay-Of-Pay Suit

Law360, New York (February 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Four corrections officers from Washington State had their case against Thurston County shut down on Thursday, after a state Supreme Court affirmed a lower court's decision to dismiss their wage-and-hour claims.

The four officers, Gene Champagne, Cary Brown, Roland Knorr and Christopher Scanlon, worked in the Thurston County's Sheriff's Office. They had brought the proposed class action in 2004 arguing that the prison's payroll system violated Washington's wage statutes.

The county pays its employees once a month on the last business day of each month for...
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