Workers overpaid during cyberattack told they have to pay employers back

Jason Stoongenke reports:

Workers across the country are finding out they owe their employers money after hackers attacked a company that handles timesheets. The service was out for several weeks.

In December, Kronos, which handles timesheets for many major companies, experienced a ransomware attack, causing its systems to be down for about seven weeks.

Read more on WSOC.  The situation raises some interesting workplace questions. Employers tried to do the right thing by using recent paychecks to estimate pay.  But when the system came beback, they could see how many employees might be owed money and how many were overpaid.  What do you do about the ones you overpaid? Should they be allowed to benefit while others were underpaid and will be caught up but no overpaid?

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