MIAMI – A lab technician/medical assistant alleges she was required to work for 30 minutes each day off the clock.
Magda Esperanza Walewski filed a complaint on Jan. 25 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Saltzman, Tanis, Pittell, Levin & Jacobson Inc., doing business as Pediatric Associates citing the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she worked as a laboratory technician/medical assistant, which required her to work for more than 40 hours per week, but was not paid any overtime wages during her employment with the defendant from July 2001 to April 2016. The plaintiff holds Saltzman, Tanis, Pittell, Levin & Jacobson Inc. responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay overtime wages at a rate of time-and-one-half to the plaintiff.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory overtime wages, liquidated damages, interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. She is represented by Brian H. Pollock of Fairlaw Firm in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:17-cv-20317-UU