FRESNO – A Fresno County landscaping service is alleged to have failed to pay a former employee a minimum wage.
Jose Flores filed a complaint on July 24 in the Fresno County Superior Court against Aurelio Ramirez, Aurelio Ramirez Landscaping Services and Does 1 to 20 over alleged violation of the California Labor Code.
According to the complaint, during the course of his employment with the defendants, the plaintiff claims he was paid a flat $100 per day for an average day of 12 hours or more. Despite complaining about his working situation, he alleges his complaints were ignored and he quit his employment July 10, 2017.
The plaintiff holds Ramirez, Aurelio Ramirez Landscaping Services and Does 1 to 20 responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay minimum wage for all hours worked, failed to pay overtime, failed to provide an accurate wage statement and failed to provide meal breaks.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment for general, economic and special damages; an order imposing all statutory and/or civil penalties provided by law; attorneys' fees; costs; interest; and such other and further relief as the court deems just and proper. He is represented by Barry E. Weber of Law Office of Barry E. Weber in Clovis.
Fresno County Superior Court case number 18CECG02731