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Defaulting employer liable for overtime wages and fees (access required)

Where an employer never responded to the employee’s claims for unpaid overtime wages and liquidated damages, the employee was awarded $3,920 in overtime wages, an equal amount as liquidated damages and $8,329.75 in attorneys’ fees and costs. Background Plaintiff filed this lawsuit on Oct. 21, 2019, against Rreal Image Inc. and Willfredo Villarreal for unpaid overtime wages ...