SAN JOSE – A Union City joint employer is alleged to have failed to pay overtime and other violations.
Alcantara filed a complaint on March 31 in the U.S. District Court for
the Northern District of California, San Jose Division against
Jackson Joseph Puraympallil and Johnson Puraympallil, both individually and doing business as Whipple Taqueria
citing state labor codes.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he was
employed by the defendants as a manager from November 2011 to December
2016. The plaintiff holds
Jackson Joseph Puraympallil and Johnson Puraympallil, both individually
and doing business as Whipple Taqueria,
responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to properly record
all hours that the plaintiff worked, did not provide a duty-free lunch
break or rest breaks and failed to pay overtime wages.
plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages for
unpaid overtime wages in the amount of $47,708, liquidated damages in
the amount of $43,958, restitution, waiting time penalty damages of 30 days' wages to plaintiff in the amount of $3,360, damages for
inadequate pay statements in the amount of $4,000, damages for each
missed meal and rest periods in the amount of $13,011, interest of 10 percent on
the unpaid overtime compensation, all legal fees and any other relief
as this court deems just. He is represented by James Dal Bon of Law
Offices of James Dal Bon in San Jose.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division Case number 3:17-cv-01794-SK