MIAMI – Two former employees of a Dade County business allege they worked an average of 60 hours a week and were not paid the overtime rate.
Katherine Mitchell Cruz Ortiz and Joiselyn C. Robleto filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on Jan. 13 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against N.H. Inc., also known as Meridian Food Market/Money Gram, and Mohammed Hossain citing the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they worked for more than 40 hours per week without being paid proper overtime compensation. The plaintiffs holds N.H. Inc., also known as Meridian Food Market/Money Gram, and Hossain responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay the plaintiffs any overtime premiums at a rate of one-and-one-half of their regular wage rate for hours worked that exceeds 40.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek double damages, all overtime wages still owing, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. They are represented by J.H. Zidell of J.H. Zidell PA in Miami Beach.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:17-cv-20169-JLK