Sheraton Workers Sue Pyramid For Overtime Pay

Law360, New York (September 11, 2009, 1:23 PM EDT) -- Hospitality group Pyramid Advisors Ltd. has been slapped with a putative collective action by employees of the Sheraton Suites Plantation hotel, who have accused the company of withholding overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Thursday, the lawsuit alleges that the hotel chain violated the FLSA by failing to pay employees overtime rates for overtime hours and by deducting wages for work performed during “meal breaks.”

Elize Deshomme, the named plaintiff...
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