Lawsuit filed: Diamond Grand Garden sued for not paying a salaried employee overtime when he was entitled to overtime for hours worked over 40

In a case filed in the Midland/Odessa Division of the United States District Court for the Western Division of Texas, lawyers from Dunham & Jones, P.C. have sued Diamond Grand Garden, Inc. and Jatinderpal Bajwa, Individually.  Defendants employed the Plaintiff, Juan Figueroa, as a cook and paid him a salary without additional compensation for overtime hours.  As the lawsuit alleges, merely being paid a salary does not necessarily mean an employee is not entitled to overtime pay.  Plaintiff is suing for unpaid overtime, additional amounts as penalties, attorney’s fees, and costs.

If you or someone you know worked for Diamond Grand Garden, Inc. and have a question about your entitlement to overtime, contact Dunham & Jones, PC, at 1-800-344-4444 today.

About Doug Welmaker

Douglas B. Welmaker is an Employment Attorney with Dunham & Jones, Attorneys at Law, PC. He was raised in Houston, Texas and has been practicing labor and employment law for 20 years, representing Defendants and Plaintiffs in both state and federal court. In the last seven years, he has limited his practice to representing employees who have been wrongfully denied overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Mr. Welmaker handles employment cases including retaliation, minimum wage and overtime violations. You may contact him at 1-800-344-4444.