OCALA — A Pinellas County woman is suing a Lake County janitorial business, alleging unpaid overtime wages and violation of workers compensation acts.
Elena Del Toro filed a lawsuit Nov. 17 in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Ocala Division against American Janitorial Inc. of Umantilla, alleging failure to pay fair wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act..
According to the complaint, Del Toro worked for more than 40 hours per week between November 2015 and September 2016 without being paid any overtime compensation as required by FLSA. The plaintiff alleges American Janitorial failed to pay the plaintiff any overtime premium for working more than 40 hours.
Del Toro seeks trial by jury, damages of $5,000, all legal fees and all other relief the court deems just. She is represented by attorney Luis A. Cabassa of Wenzel Fenton Cabassa PA in Tampa.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Ocala Division Case number 5:16-cv-00667-MMH-PRL