FORT MYERS – A current employee and former employee of the owners of several golf courses allege they were not properly paid and have filed a class-action lawsuit.
Mark Werman and Ronald Segui filed a complaint on behalf of others similarly situated persons on May 12 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division against Rotonda Golf Partners LLC, Rotonda Golf Partners II LLC, William Stine and David Kelly alleging that they violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Internal Revenue Code.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they consistently worked for more than 40 hours per week without proper compensation and did not receive minimum wage due for the off-the-clock hours worked. The plaintiffs holds Rotonda Golf Partners LLC, Rotonda Golf Partners II LLC, Stine and Kelly responsible because the defendants allegedly failed and refused to pay overtime premium for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours per workweek and required the plaintiffs to continue working without clocking in and out without being paid.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek compensation for unpaid back wages, liquidated damages, prejudgment interest, attorney's fees and costs and for such further relief as the court deems just and proper. They are represented by Donna V. Smith of Wenzel Fenton Cabassa PA in Tampa.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division Case number 2:16-cv-00356