SAN FRANCISCO – An employee of a technology global service and equipment provider alleges his was misclassified as an exempt employee.
Christopher Gallardo filed a complaint on March 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against
Ericsson Inc. and Does 1 through 10
citing California labor codes and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he was hired by the
defendant in February 2016 as a salaried employee. The plaintiff holds
Ericsson Inc. and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants
allegedly failed to provide accurate wage statements to the plaintiff
and failed to pay overtime.
The plaintiff requests a trial by
jury and seeks unpaid overtime wages, damages, liquidated damages,
restitution, statutory penalties, all legal fees and any other relief as
the court deems just. He is represented by Rory C. Quintana of Quintana
Hanafi LLP in San Francisco.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 5:17-cv-01272-NC