Peak Time Parking, Corp. is among six defendants facing a lawsuit filed by a New York man who claims he and other parking garage employees are owed unpaid overtime wages. The lawsuit, which names FIH Enterprise Inc., Sam Dar Enterprises Inc. and four individuals with control over the business as Peak Time’s co-defendants, states the plaintiff routinely worked more than 40 hours per week throughout his employment without proper pay. The man instead received a flat weekly sum that never varied regardless of the number of hours he put in, the suit says.
The lawsuit says the plaintiff worked seven days per week from November 2011 through October 2013 without being provided an uninterrupted break each day. During this time, the plaintiff routinely put in 84 hours per week, the suit claims, with the man’s salary for these years only covering the first 40 work hours of each week.
From November 2013 through the end of his employment, the plaintiff continued to work seven days per week at a different parking garage location, the case says. Throughout this period, the plaintiff allegedly worked without uninterrupted breaks and for flat weekly wages.
“[The defendants] acted in this manner to maximize their profits and minimize their labor costs and overhead,” the complaint reads, citing the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).