HOUSTON – An electrician alleges his former employer owes him unpaid overtime compensation.
Edy Esteban Lopez Hernandez, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a complaint on April 3 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Henry Power Electric LLC and Henry Castillo alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff was employed by the defendants as an electrician from 2016 to February 2018. He alleges that he regularly worked more than 40 hours per week without receiving overtime premiums for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per workweek.
The plaintiff holds Henry Power Electric LLC and Castillo responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay the required overtime premium for many workweeks that he worked in excess of 40 hours in most weeks.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks unpaid overtime compensation, liquidated damages, attorney’s fees, costs and such other just and equitable relief. He is represented by Josef F. Buenker and Thomas H. Padgett Jr. of The Buenker Law Firm in Houston.
Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:18-cv-01054