President Trump’s former chauffeur is suing the Trump Organization for allegedly stiffing him on overtime pay, slashing his health care benefits and refusing to give him a raise for over a decade.
“In an utterly callous display of unwarranted privilege and entitlement and without even a minimal sense of noblesse oblige President Donald Trump has … exploited and denied significant wages to his own longstanding personal driver,” ex-chauffeur Noel Cintron says in a new Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit.
Cintron was Trump’s personal driver for over 20 years until the Secret Service took over the role.
“During this time he was forced to work thousands of hours of overtime without compensation,” the suit says.
Trump didn’t give Cintron a raise in over 12 years — and even yanked health insurance worth nearly $18,000 a year, according to court papers.
Cintron received a $7,000 bump in 2010 that raised his salary to $75,000, but he doesn’t consider that a raise because it was the same year Trump took away his health care, the suit says.
Cintron worked an average of 50 to 55 hours a week, starting at 7 a.m. “to whenever Donald Trump, his family or business associates no longer required plaintiff’s services,” the suit says.
He still works for Trump as a member of his security staff.
The suit seeks $178,200 in overtime pay plus $5,000 in penalties under the state’s Labor Law.
Lawyers for Trump did not immediately return messages seeking comment.
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