PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware woman formerly employed as a driver out of a Philadelphia location for a New Jersey transportation company alleges she was not paid for all hours worked.
Shelida E. Lewis filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on Oct. 31 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against American Limousine Inc., doing business as Flyte Tyme Worldwide Transportation, and Doe Defendants 1-10 citing the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she worked as a driver for the defendants from May to December 2015 but was not paid the required minimum wage at the legal rate.
The plaintiff holds American Limousine Inc. and Doe Defendants 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay her for time spent fueling the vehicle or inspecting it or for driving to or from the location to pick up or drop off passengers
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks injunction against the defendants, unpaid minimum wages, unpaid overtime wages, liquidated damages, court costs and any further relief the court grants. She is represented by Arkady "Eric" Rayz and Demetri A. Braynin of Kalikhman & Rayz LLC in Huntingdon Valley and Gerald D. Wells III and Robert J. Gray of Connolly Wells & Gray LLP in King of Prussia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania case number 2:17-cv-04866-GJP