MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County man alleges he worked an average of 63 hours per week but was not properly compensated for overtime work.
Andres Soto Bricuyet filed a complaint on behalf of others similarly situated on Jan. 22 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division against Lewis Tree Service Inc. alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he worked for more than 40 hours per week without being paid minimum or overtime wages. The plaintiff holds Lewis Tree Service Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly breached its contractual agreement with the plaintiff by not paying him the appropriate wage based on its agreement.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory, liquidated damages, unpaid overtime wages plus interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Christopher F. Zacarias of Law Offices of Christopher F. Zacarias P.A. in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division Case number 1:17-cv-20267-JEM