ORLANDO – An Orange County woman claims she was not paid overtime for her work as a kitchen helper.
Alba filed a complaint on Feb. 24 in the U.S. District Court for the
Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division against
Latino Grocery/Spanish Food Inc. and Jose Espinal
alleging violation of the
Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiff alleges that she worked an average of 57 to 64 hours a week
for the defendants. The plaintiff holds Latino Grocery/Spanish Food Inc.
and Espinal responsible because the defendants allegedly did not pay
her at a rate of time-and-one-half of her regular wages for overtime
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment
against defendant, unpaid overtime compensation, liquidated damages,
interest, attorney's fees, costs and further relief as the court deems
just. She is represented by Cynthia Gonzalez and Luis Roberto Amadeo of
Cynthia Gonzalez PA in Tampa.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division Case number 6:17-cv-00333