HOUSTON – Three field hands have filed a class-action lawsuit against their employers over allegations they weren't paid overtime.
Jerod Hobbs, Ronald Lee, Jordon Arroyo and Arlen Jones filed a complaint on behalf themselves and all others similarly situated on March 24 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against
Evo Inc., Dunedin Enterprise Investment Trust PLC, Jonathan James Renton Thursby, Maurice McBride, Sam Copeman and Francis Neill
alleging that they failed to pay overtime wages to their employees.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that during their employment, they regularly worked for more than 40 hours per work week but did not receive any compensation or overtime wages. The plaintiffs holds the defendants responsible because the defendants allegedly permitted their employees to work more than 40 hours but failed to keep accurate records for all hours worked, and thus failing to pay them overtime wages.
The plaintiffs seek all damages, unpaid overtime wages, liquidated damages equal to the unpaid wage, interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. They are represented by John David Hart of Law offices of John David Hart in Fort Worth.
Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas Case number 4:16-cv-00770