Former Swift Auto Hauling employee alleges he is owed more than $10,000 in unpaid wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | May 10, 2018

HOUSTON – A former employee of a Richmond company alleges he is owed thousands in unpaid wages and overtime pay.

HOUSTON – A former employee of a Richmond company alleges he is owed thousands in unpaid wages and overtime pay.

Alexander Constantine filed a complaint on April 23 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Swift Auto Hauling LLC and Ahmad Adas citing the Fair Labor Standards Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff was an employee of the defendant from June 2016 to October 2017. He alleges he was misclassified as an independent contractor and that he was underpaid by $10,367 in wages before he quit. He also alleges he was not paid for overtime work and is owed $19,814 in overtime for 2017. 

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual damages for unpaid wages, liquidated damages, attorneys’ fees, pre- and post-judgment interest, costs of court and any other relief to which he may be entitled. He is represented by David C. Holmes in Houston.

Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:18-cv-01273

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