MIAMI – Two former employees of a Miami towing company allege they were not paid overtime wages.
Dayron Rodriguez and Marquis Wallace filed a complaint on behalf of all other employees of defendants similarly situated on July 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division against Dolphin Towing & Recovery Inc., Roberto Nodarse Jr. and Xavier Nodarse alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that between 2012 and February, they worked as much as 72 hours per week without being paid any overtime premiums or the legal minimum wage. The plaintiffs holds Dolphin Towing & Recovery Inc., Roberto Nodarse Jr. and Xavier Nodarse responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay any overtime compensation to their employees at a rate of time-and-one-half for all hours worked in excess of 40 per workweek.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek to permanently enjoin the defendants, award them compensation for all hours worked, liquidated damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. They are represented by Santiago J. Padilla of Fowler Rodriguez LLP in Coral Gables.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division Case number 1:16-cv-23125-CMA