CHICAGO — Two restaurant employees are suing Two Lions Pub & Grill Inc. and Miguel A. Perez for allegedly failing to pay them minimum wage or for overtime work they performed.
Ana Maria Bustle and Evangelina Martinez filed a lawsuit on March 1 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against the defendants alleging they failed to properly compensate them for their work.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege they sustained damages from performing their work without being paid minimum wage or for overtime hours. The plaintiffs hold the defendants responsible for allegedly failing to pay for time worked in excess of 40 hours per week.
The plaintiffs seek unpaid wages, statutory damages, court costs and any further relief the court grants. They are represented by Lydia Colunga-Merchant and Javier Castro of Raise the Floor Alliance – Legal Dept. in Chicago.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois case number 1:17-cv-01599