Convenience Store Clerk Recovers $14,000 in Overtime
A convenience store clerk who worked six days per week, 9 hours each shift, successfully recovered $14,000 in unpaid overtime. The owner of the convenience store paid the clerk only straight time for all hours worked. In addition, the owner paid the clerk in cash and claimed that there were no time records. Employers are required to keep detailed time and pay records. When no records exist, the employee is allowed to estimate the amount of overtime that was worked. The store clerk was able to testify to the number of hours she worked, and also presented evidence from a former co-worker who corroborated her estimate. Whether you are paid by check or cash, and even if there are no records, you can still pursue a claim for unpaid overtime. Call an experienced Florida overtime attorney to recover the wages that you deserve.