Bolingbrook, IL. Overtime Settlement
This page is to provide information about the settlement reached in the overtime lawsuit filed against MacNeil Automotive/WeatherTech. WeatherTech, based in Bolingbrook, Illinois, has agreed to pay a settlement of $550,000 to resolve the overtime pay lawsuit of over 1,000 of its non-exempt workers. The work centered around its operations in Bolingbrook, Illinois (Will County). We are posting the full overtime settlement here so that current and former employees can learn all of the details about the settlement. We commend WeatherTech on its decision to resolve this case and wish it the best in its future endeavors.
Note: The focused on the methodology that WeatherTech used to compute the regular rate of pay for overtime for certain commissions and perfect attendance bonuses. Plaintiff’s overtime claims assert that in determining the “regular” rate calculation for overtime purposes, the Defendant failed to capture all remuneration paid to Plaintiff and other similarly situated plaintiffs as required by 29 U.S.C. § 207(e)(“the ‘regular rate’ at which an employee is employed shall be deemed to include all remuneration for employment paid to, or on behalf of, the employee” with certain statutory exclusions); 29 CFR § 778.207(“The Act requires the inclusion in the regular rate of such extra premiums”).