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PHOTO: Natalie Gunshannon, of Dallas Township, Pa., is suing saying the McDonald's where she worked paid her through a debit card that was loaded with fees.

Natalie Gunshannon, of Dallas Township, Pa., is suing saying the McDonald’s where she worked paid her through a debit card that was loaded with fees. (Natalie Gunshannon)

A former McDonald’s worker in Pennsylvania is suing a franchiser owner saying she was required to receive her wages through a debit card that charged fees, resulting in some hourly employees receiving less than minimum wage.

Natalie Gunshannon, a single mother, 27, said she and other workers were paid through a JPMorgan Chase Payroll Card, which has a $1.50 fee for ATM withdrawals, a $10 inactivity fee after 90 days, and a 75 cent online payment fee per transaction and other fees.

Gunshannon, who filed a lawsuit in the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas, is hoping to have her case certified as a class action on behalf of the other employees who were paid with the Payroll card.

“It’s a violation of the law,” said Gunshannon’s attorney, Michael Cefalo. “They’re entitled to a choice to be paid in cash or check. Fees connected to this debit card which employees have to pay to get their wages which is unfair.”

Continue reading:  http://abcnews.go.com/Business/mcdonalds-worker-sues-franchise-paying-wages-debit-card/story?id=19420181#.UdCQA5ygges

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