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Employee alleges Waller business failed to pay for overtime work

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

HOUSTON — An employee is suing a Waller business, alleging he was not paid appropriately for overtime hours worked of more than 40 per week.

Home inspector alleges she was not fairly compensated for overtime

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 10, 2019

GALVESTON — An employee is suing a home and property inspector, alleging she and other workers were not fairly compensated for the extra time they worked.

Employee alleges Amazon failed to pay for overtime hours

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 3, 2019

HOUSTON — A delivery driver is suing Amazon, alleging she was not paid for overtime hours worked.

From Legal Newsline

Mikal Watts defeats competitor's lawsuit that claims he misled farmers who wanted to sue Syngenta

By John Severance | Mar 27, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in Kansas has dismissed a lawsuit brought against plaintiffs attorney Mikal Watts by one of his competitors who cried foul over the recruitment of farmers to sue Syngenta.

Employee alleges she was underpaid due to lack of overtime

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 25, 2019

HOUSTON — An employee is suing Dollar General, alleging she was regularly paid less than she was owed.

Employee alleges company failed to pay overtime wages

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 20, 2019

HOUSTON — An employee is filing a class action lawsuit against a business, alleging she received "straight pay" instead of overtime for working more than 40 hours a week.

From Legal Newsline

'Easy grandstanding': Congress backs trial lawyers' effort to condemn chemicals, win lawsuits while science debated

By John O'Brien | Mar 11, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – As Congress vilifies chemicals known as PFAS, some question whether the research upon which lawmakers – and trial lawyers – are relying shows that anyone has actually been harmed by them.

Former employee alleges Fuelco Energy failed to pay the correct wage rate for overtime work

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 25, 2019

HOUSTON – A Houston-headquartered company is alleged to have paid a former lead operator his regular rate of pay for overtime work.

Employee alleges Flowco Production Solutions owes unpaid overtime wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 21, 2019

HOUSTON – An employee has filed a class-action lawsuit against a national oil and gas services company over allegations he was not paid for overtime work.

Terra Directional Services alleged to have improperly calculated overtime pay

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 19, 2019

HOUSTON – A former employee if a directional drilling service company alleges the company failed to calculate overtime pay with the correct formula.

Former employees of G4S Secure Solutions USA allege it failed to pay correct rate for overtime

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 19, 2019

HOUSTON – Two former employees of a security services company allege they were not paid the appropriate rate for overtime work.

Former employee alleges Sagora Senior Living failed to pay for all hours worked

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 18, 2019

BEAUMONT – A nursing assistant alleges that she was not paid overtime while working for a Kingwood retirement community.

Project engineer alleges DAE & Associates owes unpaid overtime wages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A project engineer for a geotechnical engineering firm based in Houston alleges he was not paid at the correct rate for overtime work.

Energy Inspection Services failed to pay overtime wages, former worker alleges

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 23, 2019

GALVESTON – An Oklahoma man alleges his former oil and gas inspection services employer failed to pay him overtime wages.

Former worker alleges Houston Inspection Field Services misclassified him as independent contractor

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 22, 2019

GALVESTON – A Utah man alleges his former pipeline inspection services employer denied him overtime wages.

Employee alleges Mobile Destination did not properly calculate overtime wage rate

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 16, 2019

HOUSTON – An Arkansas man alleges his Nacogdoches-based employer failed to properly calculate the rate he should be paid for overtime work.

TechnipFMC employee alleges he was not paid at appropriate overtime rate

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 15, 2019

HOUSTON – A current employee of an equipment supplier for oil and gas companies alleges he is owed unpaid overtime wages.

Cat5 Resources alleged to owe workers overtime pay

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 9, 2019

BEAUMONT – A disaster recovery services business is alleged to have failed to pay workers for their overtime work.

From Cook County Record

Edelson wins order to dig deeper into Bandas firm, to broaden lawsuit over 'professional' class action objectors

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jan 4, 2019

Edelson P.C., one of Chicago’s most prominent class action law firms has won the chance to dig deeper into the practices of a group of lawyers it has accused of extorting payments from the Bandas Law Firm and other lawyers by acting as “professional” class action settlement objectors, as the firm seeks to unearth further evidence it believes will lead to an injunction to effectively shut down its rival.

Former Cemex employee alleges overtime rate was not properly calculated

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 3, 2019

HOUSTON – A former employee of a manufacturer and distributor of cement and ready-mix concrete alleges his overtime pay was not calculated at the correct rate.

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