MIAMI – A personal cruise sales consultant alleges that she was not paid overtime while working for her former employer and was terminated when she filed a complaint.
filed a complaint on Feb. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against
NCL (Bahamas) LTD, doing business as Norwegian Cruise Line, alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that between June 30, 2008, and Dec. 16, 2015, she was not compensated for her overtime work. The plaintiff holds Norwegian Cruise Line responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to pay time-one-and-a-half of her hourly rate for each hour worked in excess of 40 hours in a work week and that her paychecks never reflected any hours worked above 40. She alleges she was terminated after claiming a failure to pay overtime.
The plaintiff seeks the following: an order for her reinstatement with full back pay and other benefits, compensation for liquidated damages, prejudgment and post-judgment interests, reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs and any injunctive relief that the court may find appropriate and equitable. She is represented by G. Ware Cornell Jr. of Cornell & Associates PA in Weston.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:16-cv-20602