Entertainment Music Brandy Sued for More Than $250,000 for Age Discrimination By Former Longtime Housekeeper The former housekeeper is also claiming she was not paid for her last two days of work By Daniela Avila Daniela Avila Instagram Twitter Editorial Assistant, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on March 25, 2022 05:29 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Brandy. Photo: Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Brandy Norwood's former housekeeper has filed suit against the singer over wrongful termination and for violating state labor laws. The former employee claims that Brandy, 43, fired her because she was too old, and that she is still owed money for work she already completed, according to documents obtained by PEOPLE on Friday. In the documents, the housekeeper, identified as Maria Elizabeth Castaneda, claims she wasn't paid for her last two days of work, and is therefore now seeking over $250,000 in damages. Brandy Channels Whitney Houston's Super Bowl Style to Sing National Anthem at NFC Championship Castaneda claims she worked for the "Come a Little Closer" singer since 2002 and was paid $125 a day. She also claims Brandy violated California state labor laws, including failure to pay minimum wage, unpaid rest and meal periods, inaccurate wage statements, and more. A rep for Brandy did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. In January, Brandy was involved in yet another legal battle when she and her stylist were sued by a fashion designer and store owner over a ring she was supposed to wear to the American Music Awards and never returned, according to TMZ and DailyMail. Outside of her recent legal issues, Brandy was just cast in Best. Christmas. Ever. at Netflix opposite Heather Graham, Jason Biggs, and Matt Cedeño.