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Miguel Hernandez, et al v. Highgate Hotels, L.P., and Highgate Holdings, Inc., and Park Central Hotel, LLC, and Mahmood Khimji, individually, and Mehdi Khimji, individually, Case No. Case 1:15-cv-08144-JGK

New Collective Employment Law Action filed in the Southern District of New York

Miguel Hernandez, et al v. Highgate Hotels, L.P., and Highgate Holdings, Inc., and Park Central Hotel, LLC, and Mahmood Khimji, individually, and Mehdi Khimji, individually,
Case No. Case 1:15-cv-08144-JGK

On October 14, 2015, Lead Plaintiff Miguel Hernandez, on behalf of himself and those similarly situated, filed a class and collective action employment lawsuit in United States District Court – Southern District of New York vs. Highgate Hotels, L.P., and Highgate Holdings, Inc., and Park Central Hotel, LLC, and Mahmood Khimji, individually, and Mehdi Khimji, individually,. The complaint alleges as follows: Mr. Hernandez began working for Defendants around June 2005 as a personal assistant. Plaintiff worked between five and seven days per week starting as early as 6:30 a.m., and working sometimes until as late as midnight. By approximation, throughout his employment, Defendants required Plaintiff to work, and Plaintiff did routinely work, between sixty and eighty hours per week. During his employment, Defendants failed to pay Plaintiff the proper overtime compensation at the statutorily-required overtime rate of pay for any hour that he worked per week over forty hours as the New York Labor Law, New York Compensation Codes Rules and Regulations, and the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act require. In addition, Defendants failed to furnish Mr. Hernandez with accurate wage statements on each payday.

If any person worked for the defendants named in the lawsuit during the time period of July 21, 2009 – present or has information that may be relevant to this case, contact Borrelli & Associates, P.L.L.C. as soon as possible through our website,or by phone at (516) 248–5550, (516) ABOGADO, or (212) 679–5000.

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