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Juan Cruz v. Rollin Dairy Corp., Docket No.: 17-cv-05243

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York
Juan Cruz v. Rollin Dairy Corp., Docket No.: 17-cv-05243

On September 6, 2017, Lead Plaintiff Juan Cruz, on behalf of himself and those similarly situated, filed a class and collective action lawsuit in United States District Court – Eastern District of New York against Rollin Dairy Corp. The complaint alleges as follows: This is a civil action for damages based upon Defendant’s willful violations of Plaintiff’s rights guaranteed to him by: (i) the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Acts (“FLSA”), 29 U.S.C. § 207(a); and (ii) any other claim(s) that can be inferred from the facts set forth herein. Defendant is a New York-based dairy distribution company that delivers products within New York. Plaintiff began working for Defendant from December 15, 2012 until September16, 2015, as a warehouse worker/manual laborer. Plaintiff’s work schedule was Monday through Saturday, from around 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., with a one-hour break each day, for a total of forty-five hours per week. Throughout his employment, Defendant did not compensate Plaintiff at any rate of pay for any hours that Plaintiff worked in excess of forty per week. In addition, Defendant acted in the manner described herein so as to minimize its labor costs and minimize its overhead. Each hour that Plaintiff worked was for Defendant’s benefit.

If any person worked for the defendants named in the lawsuit during the time period of September 6, 2011 – 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: (516) 248-5550, (516) ABOGADO, and (212) 679-5000.

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