HOUSTON – A woman formerly employed as a general worker/clothing sorter alleges she is owed unpaid minimum wages and overtime compensation.
Teresa A. Monteagudo Argueta, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a complaint on June 23 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against All American Clothing Inc. alleging that the former employer violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff was employed by the defendant at various periods in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The plaintiff alleges that she regularly worked more than 40 hours a week throughout her employment with defendant but was not paid for hours worked over 40 per week. The plaintiff holds All American Clothing Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed and refused to pay her for all hours she worked in excess of 40 per workweek.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks to recover unpaid minimum wages and overtime compensation, liquidated damages, costs and attorney’s fees and such other just and equitable relief. She is represented by Josef F. Buenker and Vijay A. Pattisapu of The Buenker Law Firm in Houston.
Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:17-cv-01932