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Former employee alleges Rockwater Energy Solutions, Titan Test Pumps owes unpaid overtime

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 22, 2018

HOUSTON – A former flowback operator for two companies alleges that he and other employees were not paid for overtime work.

Cagle Stucco & Masonry alleged to have failed to pay appropriate rate for overtime

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 20, 2018

HOUSTON – An employee of a Houston residential and commercial construction company alleges he was paid his straight time rate for overtime hours worked.

Container King alleged to have paid straight time to employees for overtime work

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 8, 2018

SHERMAN – A shipping container supplier is alleged to have paid employees their regular wage rate for overtime work.

From Legal Newsline

Money for nothing: SCOTUS could stop class action funds from being steered to non-parties

By Daniel Fisher | Nov 1, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a case that could end cy pres, the practice of steering money in class action settlements to organizations with absolutely no connection to the underlying lawsuit.

Former Fircroft field inspector alleges he is owed $365,000 in unpaid overtime wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 30, 2018

HOUSTON – A Michigan man formerly employed by a company doing business in Texas alleges he is owed several hundred thousand dollars in unpaid overtime wages.

McCarthy, Burgess & Wolff charged with deceptive collection practices

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 28, 2018

BEAUMONT — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against McCarthy, Burgess & Wolff, citing misrepresentations and false threats.

From Legal Newsline

Time running out for lawyers suing opioid industry to show specific proof

By Daniel Fisher | Oct 20, 2018

The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against the opioid industry has given plaintiffs a stark choice on a tight deadline: Hand over evidence of specific prescriptions they believe were improper or lose the right to present such evidence forever.

Warehouse worker alleges Port Packaging owes unpaid overtime compensation

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 8, 2018

HOUSTON – A warehouse worker alleges he was misclassified as an independent contractor and that his employer failed to pay him at the correct rate for overtime hours he worked.

Bypass Grill House kitchen worker alleges he was paid incorrect rate per hour for overtime work

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 3, 2018

GALVESTON – An Alvin restaurant is alleged to have paid a kitchen employee straight time regardless of the amount of hours he worked per week.

Atlantic Recovery Solutions, JTM Holdings II alleged to have attempted to collect debt beyond statute of limitations

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 3, 2018

HOUSTON – A Porter consumer alleges a debt collector attempted to collect an alleged debt that was legally unenforceable.

Discrimination suit filed against Helix Energy Solutions Group by former employees

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 28, 2018

HOUSTON – Former employees of a Houston-based company alleged they were discriminated against because they are African-American.

Former EnSite USA worker alleges he is owed unpaid overtime wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 13, 2018

HOUSTON – A project management company is alleged to have paid workers a day rate instead of paying for overtime work.

Shell Oil alleged to have misclassified logistics coordinators and wellsite operators as independent contractors

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 10, 2018

HOUSTON – A former Shell Oil worker alleges he was misclassified as an independent contractor and is owed unpaid wages.

Traditions server alleges he was not paid the mandated minimum wage rate

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 6, 2018

TYLER – A Tyler restaurant is alleged to have failed to pay certain employees the federally mandated minimum wage rate.

Century Technical Services failed to pay for overtime work, former inspector alleges

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 5, 2018

GALVESTON – A Louisiana man alleges he commonly worked 12- to 15-hour days for a project management services company and was not paid for the overtime hours he worked.

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