MIAMI – A driver for a Chinese restaurant alleges he is not paid a minimum wage.
I. Santos filed a complaint on behalf of other similarly situated
individuals on Jan. 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern
District of Florida, Miami Division against Wong Chong's Happy Days
Restaurant Inc., doing business as Far East Cafe; Kam Siu De-Wong; and
Wai L. Wong
citing the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint,
the plaintiff alleges that he worked for more than 40 hours without
being paid minimum wage or overtime wage. The plaintiff holds
Wong Chong's Happy Days Restaurant Inc., doing business as Far East
Cafe; De-Wong; and Wong
responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to properly
compensate the plaintiff and misclassified him as an independent
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks
actual damages, unpaid overtime compensation, liquidated damages, all
legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is
represented by Zandro E. Palma of Zandro E. Palma, P.A. in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division Case number 1:17-cv-20388-FAM