HOUSTON – A former well site foreman has filed suit against an oil company alleging he was not paid overtime.
James Reynolds filed a complaint on behalf of others similarly situated on May 6 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Shell Oil Co. alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that between May 2011 and July 2015, he worked for more than 40 hours per workweek but was not paid any overtime compensation in violation of the FLSA.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks all unpaid overtime wages, liquidated damages, interest at the highest applicable rate, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Richard J. (Rex) Burch of Bruckner Burch PLLC in Houston.
Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas Case number 4:16-cv-01276