MIAMI — A warehouse worker is suing the company he once worked for and its owner, claiming he is owed money for overtime pay.

Rafael Meran filed a class-action lawsuit against Rank Trade Services Inc. and Rafael Aznielle on Feb. 18 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, alleging the defendants intentionally violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, between Oct. 12, 2010 and May 12, 2015, he was not paid the proper rate of time and a half for all hours worked over 40 hours in workweek. The plaintiff holds Rank Trade Services Inc. and Rafael Aznielles responsible because the defendants allegedly refused to pay proper overtime wages as required by law.

The plaintiff seeks the following: compensation for double damages, reasonable attorney fees, costs and interest and any other relief that the court may find reasonable. He is represented by J.H. Zidell of J.H. Zidell, P.A. in Miami Beach, Florida.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:16-cv-20580

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U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Key West Division
301 Simonton St
Key West, FL 33040-6812

Rank Trade Services, Inc.
3555 Northwest 77th Avenue
Doral, FL 33122

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