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Kronos Must Face Lawsuit Over Lost Wages From Cyberattack

Sept. 22, 2022, 7:15 PM

Payroll services provider Ultimate Kronos Group failed to stop a federal lawsuit arising from a ransomware attack and data breach that interfered with payroll processes at employers across the country and allegedly caused workers to be underpaid.

Larry Kroeck claimed in a lawsuit filed in the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania that he was paid for just 80 out of the 134 hours he worked during a two-week period soon after the attack as a result of the disruption it caused.

Judge Christy Criswell Wiegand rejected on Wednesday UKG’s motion to dismiss Kroeck’s breach of contract ...