David Yates Dec. 12, 2012, 3:52pm

Area resident Thomas Andrew Morrell has filed suit against Morgan Building & Spas, seeking to recover back wages.

The suit was filed Dec. 4 in Jefferson County District Court.

According to the lawsuit, until September, Morrell was an at-will employee of Morgan. He agreed to sell portable buildings for $4,058.97 a month.

“Plaintiff worked in the months of July, August and September without being paid,” the suit states. “Plaintiff has made repeated demand for the unpaid wages and defendant has failed to pay the earned wages to plaintiff.”

The suit accuses the defendant of breach of contract.

The plaintiff is seeking damages in an amount exceeding $15,000, plus attorney’s fees.

Beaumont attorney Matthew Marchak of MehaffyWeber represents him.

Judge Gary Sanderson, 6oth District Court, is assigned to the case.

Case No. B193-669

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