Home improvement chain Menards is facing three separate class action lawsuits, all of which accuse the retailer of stealing its employees’ wages.

The first complaint was filed in federal court by a disgruntled low-level employee, Maurice Bradley.

The Indiana man alleges that Menards used a strange “compensation scheme” to ensure its employees were only being paid while actively working. Bradley said that meant workers were required to clock out for the most mundane and regular of tasks – pay could and would be deducted for using the restroom, grabbing a bottle of water, or stepping outside for a cigarette.

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