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WVU Medical Faces Worker Wage Allegations Following Kronos Hack

July 12, 2022, 3:43 PM

West Virginia University Medical Corp. failed to correct employees’ regular and overtime wage payments after a ransomware attack temporarily sidelined the third-party timekeeping system it used, a new suit in federal court in the state alleges.

The medical system directed employees to record their hours manually after the Ultimate Kronos Group hack in December 2021 so it could correct their pay later. But WVU Medical “chose not to use those records,” instead paying employees based on what they earned in the pay period preceding the hack, according to the complaint filed in the US District court for the Northern District ...