HOUSTON – A man formerly employed as a wellsite supervisor in Texas alleges he was not properly compensated for hours worked beyond 40 per week.
Tyler Andrews, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a complaint on March 29 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Orion Project Services Houston alleging that the employment service provider violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff worked for the defendant as a wellsite supervisor from July to October 2017 and was paid on a day-rate basis. He alleges that he regularly worked for defendant for more than 40 hours per week.
The plaintiff holds Orion Project Services Houston responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to pay him overtime compensation at the rate of no less than one-and-one-half times his proper regular rate.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks an order designating this complaint as a collective action, award for unpaid overtime compensation, liquidated damages, attorney fees, costs, and expenses, pre- and post-judgment interest and such other necessary and appropriate relief. He is represented by Michael A. Josephson and Andrew W. Dunlap of Josephson Dunlap in Houston and Richard J. (Rex) Burch of Bruckner Burch PLLC in Houston.
Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:18-cv-00992