MIAMI — An employee has filed a class-action lawsuit against Joe's Blue Market Corp. and Terry Thompson, a market/kitchen and its owner, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.
Francisco Gonzalez filed a complaint on behalf of others similarly situated on April 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against the defendants alleging that they failed to pay fair wages to the plaintiff.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he regularly worked for more than 40 hours per week without being paid overtime wages. The plaintiff holds Joe's Blue Market and Thompson responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay one-and-one-half salary to the plaintiff for working more than 40 hours per week.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks payment of all unpaid minimum wages, liquidated damages, attorney's fees, interest and all proper relief. He is represented by Keith M. Stern and Hazel Solis Rojas of the Law Office of Keith M. Stern P.A. in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:17-cv-21331-RNS