MIAMI – A warehouseman claims he was not paid at the appropriate rate for overtime work by his former Dade County employer.
George Laurence Lazo, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a complaint on March 29 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against West Coast Trucking Corp. and Manuel Quintero alleging that they violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that between December 2011 and January 2017, he worked on average 60 hours a week without being paid the extra half-time rate for hours worked over 40 hours in a week.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks double damages and reasonable attorney fees, court costs, interest and any other reasonable relief. He is 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-21165