The SE Texas Record Jun. 24, 2016, 2:02pm


HOUSTON — A Fort Worth driver is suing a Texas millwork business, alleging failure to pay overtime.

John Richard Henderson filed a a class action lawsuit, individually and on behalf of similarly situated individuals, June 20 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Woodgrain Millwork Inc., doing business as Woodgrain Distribution alleging the millwork manufacturer violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

According to the complaint, Henderson has worked as a driver for more than 40 hours a week, and often 60-65 hours per week, without receiving an overtime premium from Woodgrain. The plaintiff alleges the defendant willfully failed to pay overtime compensation at the rate of time and one-half of his regular rate for all hours worked in excess of 40 a week.

Henderson seeks a trial by jury, all unpaid overtime compensation, liquidated damages, attorney fees and costs, post-judgment interest and all other relief to which he is justly entitled. He is represented by attorneys Alecia D. Best and Trang Q. Tran of Tran Law Firm LLP in Houston.

U.S. District Court Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas Case number 4:16-cv-01761

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Lenoir, NC 28645

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