MIAMI – A car salesman is suing his former employer over allegations of wage violations and claims he is still owed his commission.
Ibrahim Gonzalez filed a complaint on Sept. 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Grand Prize Chevrolet and Louis Izquierdo alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that between February and April, he worked for more than 40 hours without being paid any overtime compensation or the regular minimum wage. The plaintiff holds Grand Prize Chevrolet and Izquierdo responsible because the defendants allegedly paid plaintiff based on commission, which he alleges has not been paid, and without paying him any overtime premium at a rate of time-and-one-half for hours worked that exceeded 40 hours per week.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages in the amount of $20,000 plus interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Elvis J. Adan of Gallardo Law Office PA in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:16-cv-24127-JAL