FORT LAUDERDALE – Two Miami-Dade residents employed by a restaurant as kitchen employees claim they were not compensated for all hours worked.
Quintana and Reinaldo Quintana Jr. filed a complaint on behalf of all
others similarly situated on March 8 in the U.S. District Court for the
Southern District of Florida against
9460 Restaurant Partners LLC, doing business as The Backyard - Q + Brew,
and Offy Shifman
citing the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint,
the plaintiffs allege that they worked an average of 60 hours per week
for the defendants. The plaintiffs hold 9460 Restaurant Partners LLC,
doing business as The Backyard - Q + Brew, and Shifman responsible
because the defendants allegedly failed to pay minimum wages or overtime wages to the
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek
compensatory damages, liquidated damages, minimum wages owing, all legal
fees, interest and any other relief as the court deems just. They are
represented by Isaac Mamane of Mamane Law LLC in North Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:17-cv-20878-DPG