LOS ANGELES – A former employee of a staffing company with offices in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino alleges he was not properly compensated for all hours worked.
Jeremey Edwards filed a complaint on behalf of others similarly situated on Dec. 12 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Chartwell Staffing Services Inc., doing business as Chartwell Staffing Solutions, and Does 1 through 50 citing the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he worked for more than 40 hours a week without being paid any overtime compensation or provided adequate meal and rest breaks. The plaintiff holds Chartwell Staffing Services Inc. and Does 1 through 50 responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay minimum wages to the plaintiff or provide itemized wage statements, failed to provide meal periods and other alleged violations.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages, restitution of all monies, disgorgement, liquidated damages, statutory damages, interest at 10 percent per annum, interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Matthew J. Matern and Tagore Subramaniam of Matern Law Group PC in Manhattan Beach.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-09187-PSG-KS