ORLANDO – A Brevard County man employed in sales and marketing alleges his costume design services employer did not pay overtime or minimum wages. He has filed a class-action suit.
Edward Scott Blanford filed a complaint on behalf of himself and others similarly situated on Dec. 22 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division against Winfield Murdock Creative Works LLC, Roger A. Agness and George J. Pereira citing the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that during his entire employment he has regularly worked well in excess of 40 hours per week, but was deprived of minimum wages and overtime compensation. The plaintiff holds Winfield Murdock Creative Works LLC, Agness and Pereira responsible because the defendants allegedly denied plaintiff of his rights to receive minimum wages for every hour worked and overtime wages for hours worked in excess of 40.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment against defendants, damages for unpaid wages, expenses, liquidated damages, attorney's fees, costs and further relief as the court deems appropriate. He is represented by N. James Turner of Law Offices of N. James Turner in Orlando.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division Case number 6:16-cv-02191