HOUSTON — A welder has filed a class action lawsuit against joint employers, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.
Cesar Gomez, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a complaint March 31 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Honghua America LLC., Nabors Corporate Services Inc. and Nabors Industries Inc., alleging they willfully violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, Gomez regularly worked more than 40 hours per week and was paid straight time instead of time and a half for overtime hours worked as required by FLSA. The plaintiff alleges the defendants failed to pay proper overtime wages for each overtime hour Gomez worked during the last three years of his employment with the defendants.
Gomez seeks trial by jury, an order allowing this case to proceed as a collective action, all unpaid overtime wages, liquidated damages, attorney fees and court costs and all other relief. He is represented by attorney Taft L. Foley II of The Foley Law Firm in Houston.
Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas Case number 4:17-cv-00990