Lawsuit filed: Houston cashier for Sicily Pizza and Pasta sues for unpaid overtime

On March 12, 2014, attorneys for Dunham & Jones, P.C. filed their Amended Complaint on behalf of their client Anthony Vargas. The lawsuit is filed in United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. The suit alleges that Defendants Equa-Advance, Inc., Luis Andrade, and Andrea Andrade employed Mr. Vargas as a cashier in their restaurant, Sicily Pizza and Pasta. The suit also alleges that Mr. Vargas was made to work overtime and was paid only straight time for his overtime hours. This violates the Fair Labor Standards Act which generally requires employers to pay employees time and one-half for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek.

If you or someone you know worked for Sicily Pizza and Pasta and have a question about your entitlement to overtime, contact Dunham & Jones, P.C., 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.