LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A group of shift supervisors at a private
prison in central Kentucky have sued Corrections Corporation of
America, claiming the company forced them to work extra hours and
wouldn't pay overtime.
The six current and former CCA employees at the Marion
Adjustment Center in St. Mary's also said the Nashville,
Tenn.-based private prison giant denied them meal and rest breaks,
as well as required employees to attend training sessions without
Attorney Tom Miller of Lexington said the lawsuit may also
affect employees at the Lee Adjustment Center in Beattyville and
Otter Creek Correctional Center in Wheelwright.
The group is seeking a temporary injunction forcing CCA to
compensate employees who work more than 40 hours a week.
A CCA spokesman did not immediately return a message seeking
comment Monday morning.
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