Posted in news.

Law360 (August 16, 2018, 9:26 PM EDT) — A central Missouri jury has awarded $113.7 million to a class of 13,000 corrections officers, after the officers alleged the Missouri Department of Corrections failed to pay them for work they did before and after shifts at prisons across the Show-Me State.

The verdict on Tuesday followed a two-week trial to determine damages, according to Michael J. Flannery of Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca LLP, who represented the corrections officers. He said the class had already won summary judgment on liability against the department before trial.

Read More on our Facebook Page

More: Nevada Department of Corrections Case | RGJ Story on Nevada Department of Corrections

Photo: John Locher/AP file