MIAMI – A Dade County man alleges he was not compensated at the proper rate for overtime work during his employment with a Miami-Dade County business.

Ramon Matos filed a complaint on behalf of individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated filed a complaint on March 22 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against C.W.C. of Miami Inc., doing business as Las Palmas Restaurant, and Mario Ferrari Magalhaes alleging that they violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he worked as a inventory stocker and route delivery driver between Dec. 16, 2015, and Feb. 26, 2017. The plaintiff holds C.W.C. of Miami Inc. and Magalhaes responsible because the defendants allegedly willfully and intentionally refused to pay any minimum wages and/or overtime wages for all hours he worked in excess of 40 per week.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks double damages for all minimum wages still owing, attorney fees, court costs, interest, and any other relief that the court finds reasonable. He is represented by J.H. Zidell of J.H. Zidell PA in Miami Beach.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:17-cv-21074

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