HOUSTON – A man alleges he was terminated from his job as a manager with a Cinco Ranch restaurant because of his age and perceived disability.
Craig DeCourville filed a complaint on Feb. 8 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Baker St. LaCenterra LLC and Hospitality USA Investment Group Inc. alleging that they violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff began his employment with Baker St. LaCenterra, which is owned by Hospitality USA Investment Group Inc., in March 2014 as a manager at the Baker Street Pub in Cinco Ranch. The suit states the plaintiff was older than the other managers and also wore a wrist brace for carpal tunnel syndrome.
He alleges he was terminated in May 2017 and replaced by a manager several decades younger than him.
The plaintiff holds Baker St. LaCenterra LLC and Hospitality USA Investment Group Inc., responsible because the defendants allegedly terminated his employment because of his age and his perceived disability.
The plaintiff seeks back pay and benefits; reinstatement or front pay; compensatory, punitive and liquidated damages; pre- and post-judgment interest; costs of court and such other relief to which he is entitled. He is represented by David C. Holmes of Law Offices of David C. Holmes in Houston.
Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:18-cv-00361