The lawsuit states Rudy Bentancourt had around 528 hours of unused sick time saved up. He had planned to cash out this allocated time when he retired.
A former city employee and his attorney have now filed a civil lawsuit against the city of Corpus Christi alleging age discrimination.
The collective action complaint was filed this week in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas Corpus Christi Division.
The Lawsuit was filed on behalf of 47-year-old Rudy Bentancourt, who claimed the city did not pay him his full unused sick time when he retired in February.