HOUSTON – A mechanic helper has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Houston business over allegations that he wasn't paid overtime wages.
Raymond Collins Jr. filed a complaint on behalf of individually and on behalf all others similarly situated on Nov. 14 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Auto Frank alleging that the employer violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he was not paid time-and-a-half for hours worked over 40 per week and was denied minimum wages based upon off-the-clock work performed each week. The plaintiff holds Auto Frank responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to pay the statutory overtime and minimum wage for those hours worked in excess of 40 per week and failed to keep time records.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensation for all unpaid wages, liquidated damages, attorney’s fees and costs, post-judgment interest and all other legal, equitable or injunctive relief. He is represented by Taft L. Foley II of The Foley Law Firm in Houston.
Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas Case number 4:16-cv-03350