Overtime Pay

Truck Drivers Sue Pilot Travel for OT Violations

Former truck drivers have filed suit in federal court in New Mexico against Pilot Travel Centers, LLC and Pilot Corporation for alleged violations of state and federal overtime laws.  The lawsuit alleges…

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5th Circuit declines to compel pipeline inspectors to arbitration

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has declined to require a group of oilfield pipeline inspectors to arbitrate their claims for unpaid overtime.  Cypress Environmental Management-TIR, L.L.C. (“Cypress”), staffs…

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Court finds wireline engineers not subject to white collar exemptions

A federal judge in Colorado recently ruled that a group of wireline engineers are not subject to any white collar exemptions under the FLSA.  A salaried wireline engineer filed suit against MBI…

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Federal court denies certification in oilfield case

A federal judge in Amarillo has denied a motion for certification under the FLSA in an oilfield overtime case. The lawsuit was filed against Fieldcore Services Solutions, LLC and Granite Services, International,…

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Court refuses to apply admin. exemption in oilfield case

A federal magistrate judge in Galveston has recommended that a summary judgment motion based on the administrative exemption to the FLSA be denied in a lawsuit filed by former oilfield workers employed…

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Court denies RigUp’s Attempt to Intervene in OT Suit

A federal district court in Houston has denied an attempt by RUSCO Operating, LLC and Planning Thru Completion, LLC (collectively, ”RigUp”) to intervene in an overtime lawsuit.  The lawsuit was filed against…

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BP and Ensley sued by landman for OT pay

A former landman has filed suit against BP America Production Company and Ensley Properties, Inc. The plaintiff worked as a landman for BP from October 2018 until May 2020. According to the suit,…

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EOG sued for overtime pay violations

EOG Resources has been sued by two former water consultants for overtime violations in federal court in New Mexico. One plaintiff worked for EOG from 2014 until March of 2020. The other…

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Bedrock and EOG sued for overtime violations

Bedrock PC 1099, LLC, an oilfield consulting firm, and EOG Resources, Inc. have been sued in federal court in Houston by a former water consultant for unpaid overtime. The lawsuit alleges that…

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