MIAMI – A former employee for a produce distributor alleges he was not paid for overtime work.
Juan R. Mora filed a complaint on behalf of other similarly situated individuals on Jan. 26 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division against Ocho Rios-Miami Inc. and Allan Lowe citing the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he worked as a warehouse employee and delivery driver and worked for more than 40 hours per week without being paid for the extra work. The plaintiff holds Ocho Rios-Miami Inc. and Lowe responsible because the defendants allegedly allowed the plaintiff to work more than 40 hours without paying any overtime compensation.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual damages, unpaid overtime compensation, liquidated damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Zandro E. Palma of Zandro E. Palma PA in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division Case number 1:17-cv-20364-JAL