Area business in violation of federal labor law

Friona, TX - An area construction company has been found in violation of federal labor provisions and now must pay fines.

Bermea Construction in Friona paid more than 56,000 dollars to seven current and former laborers, machine operators and foremen after an investigation.

Federal labor laws state employees deserve to be paid for every hour they work, including time and a-half for more than forty hours in a week.