SACRAMENTO – Current and former city of Ceres employees allege they are owed unpaid overtime compensation.
McManus, Tyler Born, Alex Craig, Jason Cripe, et al. filed a complaint
on March 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of
California against the city of Ceres, California alleging violation of
the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiffs allege that they worked for more than 40 hours per week
without being paid at the proper overtime compensation rate. The plaintiffs
holds city of Ceres, California responsible because the defendant
allegedly implemented an illegal compensation computation method and
underpaid for overtime hours worked by the plaintiffs.
plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek unpaid overtime
compensation, interest, liquidated damages, all legal fees, health
benefits, and any other relief as the court deems just. They are
represented by Christopher E. Platten of Wylie, McBride, Platten &
Renner in San Jose and by Thomas A. Woodley of Woodley & McGillivary
LLP in Washington, D.C.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Case number 1:17-cv-00355-DAD-MJS