Gwinnett County firm stiffs workers OT pay in case resolved by federal Labor Dept.

A Gwinnett County granite installation company that didn’t pay its workers overtime was among four firms cited Wednesday by the federal government – including one that stiffed its workers out of $1.5 million at a Marine military base, plus one cited Tuesday for shorting workers at an Air Force base in Panama City, Fl. wrecked by Hurricane Michael.

SunTrust to double its investment in community to $300 million

As it prepares to merge with BB&T, Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks will double its investment in the Atlanta community each year over the next three years.“It has been $50 million for the last three years,” said Bill Rogers, SunTrust’s chairman and CEO, in an extensive interview on Tuesday. “We are going to double that amount. It will be  $100 million a year for next three years for a total of $300 million.”