ORLANDO – A Hillsborough County man alleges that his employer owes him unpaid wages.
Julio Allende filed a complaint on March 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida against Avesta Homes LLC, citing violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that between July 2012 and September 2014, he did not receive overtime pay during his employment. The plaintiff holds Avesta Homes LLC responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to pay time-and-one-half of his regular rate for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week.
The plaintiff seeks the following: compensation for back wages, liquidated damages, prejudgment interest, attorney's fees and costs and any further relief that the court may deem just and proper. He is represented by Luis A. Cabassa of Wenzel Fenton Cabassa PA in Tampa.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Case number 8:16-cv-00566