Ferial Zaltash claims the pop star employed her as a personal assistant and nanny to her children in September, 2007 but she resigned a month later.

Zaltash alleges Britney Spears failed to pay her $35,202 for her services, and has filed court papers demanding the cash.

She is also asking for $19,940 in penalties for unpaid wages and overtime, according to TMZ.com.