TAMPA – A nurse has filed a class-action lawsuit against a home health agency over allegations it failed to pay overtime wages.

Marcie Malamphy filed a complaint on behalf of others similarly situated on Feb. 11 in the Tampa Division of the Middle District of Florida against Abundant Life Home Health Agency Inc., citing violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges she did not receive proper overtime compensation. The suit states the defendant "created an elaborate and deceptive" accounting system by changing her hourly wage during pay periods and awarded bonuses to make it appear as if it was paying her overtime.

The plaintiff seeks the following: compensation for liquidated damages, reasonable attorney's fees, costs and expenses and any other relief that the court may deem just and reasonable. She is represented by Constantine W. Papas of Law Office of Constantine W. Papas P.A. in Orlando.

Tampa Division of the Middle District of Florida Case Number 8:16-cv-00327

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