DOL Hits Cemex With Wage-And-Hour Suit

Law360, New York (September 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Cement giant Cemex Inc. is facing yet another lawsuit over its alleged failure to pay its employees overtime, filed by the U.S. Department of Labor Thursday.

In a complaint filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao alleges that Cemex violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by requiring employees to work more than 40 hours per week without paying them the proper overtime rate of time and a half.

The suit was filed on behalf of...
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