MIAMI – A cook for a Hollywood diner alleges he has not been properly compensated for overtime hours worked.
Anthony Middlebrooks filed a complaint on Oct. 31 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Moonlite Diner II Inc. and Lambros Kokkinelis citing the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in July 2004, he was hired by the defendants and has not been compensated overtime wages of one-and-a-half rate for all hours worked beyond 40 per week. The plaintiff holds Moonlite Diner II Inc. and Kokkinelis responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to properly apprise their employees of their rights under the FLSA and failed to compensate their employees of overtime wages.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment in his favor, declare violation of overtime provisions, unpaid overtime compensation, damages, attorney's fees, costs and expenses of litigation, interest and further relief the court deems to be just. He is represented by Peter Bober of Bober & Bober PA in Hollywood.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 0:16-cv-62575