MIAMI – An importer and distributor of coffees and teas is accused of failing to pay a former employee for overtime work.
Brad Calvert filed a complaint on April 6 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Royal Cup Inc. citing the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff was employed by the defendant from April 2012 to January 2017. The plaintiff holds Royal Cup Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to pay overtime wages to the plaintiff for working more than 40 hours per week and unlawfully made a deduction of $526.50 from his paycheck for an inventory shortage.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks wages, salary, lost benefits, interest, attorney's fees, costs and other relief as the court deems just and proper. He is represented by Charles Eiss and Lindsay M. Massillon of Law Offices of Charles Eiss PL in Plantation.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 0:17-cv-60677-JIC