SAN DIEGO – Several city of Chula Vista employees allege they were not paid overtime wages.

Darrell Roberts, et al. filed a complaint on Aug. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California against the city of Chula Vista and Does 1-10 alleging that they violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they are non-exempt employees who regularly worked in excess of the applicable overtime threshold every work period, but did not receive compensation for all such time worked at the rate of one-and-one-half times their regular rate of pay. They allege they have informed defendants that this practice violates FLSA overtime provisions, however, the defendants purportedly refused to alter said policies and practices.

The plaintiffs holds city of Chula Vista and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly acted deliberately in maintaining an intentional practice of failing to compensate plaintiffs in accordance with the FLSA regulations.

The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment against defendants, compensation for losses and damages, attorney's fees and any and all other relief as the court may deem just and proper. They are represented by Michael A. McGill of Adams, Ferrone & Ferrone in Westlake Village.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California Case number 3:16-cv-01955

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