Managers at Market Research Firm Settle OT Claims for $2.25M

Client service managers of a market research firm in California have received preliminary approval to settle a proposed class action lawsuit to settle claims they were owed wages. These employees alleged that Information Resources Inc., incorrectly classified them as exempt from receiving overtime because of their managerial job titles. A U.S. District Judge has preliminarily approved the $2.25 million settlement that will benefit 129 managers.

The proposed class action had claimed ...

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Misclassified Mud Engineers Sue Pioneer and Miller & Associates for Unpaid OT

Pioneer, a leading oil and gas exploration and production company which employs hundreds of Mud Engineers through companies like Miller & Associates, has been sued for unpaid wages. A collective action was filed on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 by Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP alongside Bruckner Burch PLLC on behalf of day rate mud engineers and/or drilling fluid engineers (“Mud Engineers”). This lawsuit seeks to recover overtime compensation for all similarly situated Mud Engineers who have worked on behalf of Pioneer ...

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Petco Sued for Untimely Wages by Manual Workers in NY

Petco, the pet supplies retailer, has just been accused of failing to properly pay its manual workers in the state of New York. A class action lawsuit filed this past Friday is looking to recover untimely wage compensation and other damages for similarly situated hourly guest experience specialists, sales associates, dog trainers, and other similar manual labor positions (collectively, “manual workers”) who work or have worked as manual workers for Petco in New York State. The company operates approximately 64 ...

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Security Contractors OT Case Against ESPADA Granted Conditional Certification and Notice

Early last year, Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP, alongside Bruckner Burch, PLLC and Josephson Dunlap, LLP, filed a class and collective action lawsuit seeking owed overtime against Cobra Energy and Espada Security on behalf of security contractors who worked in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. The case continues to move forward successfully as the Court has recently certified the proposed class.

The Western District of Texas has certified the following classunder the Fair Labor Standards Act:

• “All individuals engaged by ESPADA to provide services to Cobra in Puerto Rico between January 21, 2017 and ...

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Investigative Solutions Company, CoventBridge, Sued for Unpaid OT

CoventBridge, a leading investigative solutions company worldwide and across the United States, has just been sued for unpaid wages. Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against the company which has alleged they failed to pay its investigators properly for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the New York Labor Law (“NYLL”). Affected workers include all persons who work or have worked as investigators for CoventBridge (USA) Inc. nationwide and in New York between ...

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Mortgage Consultant OT Case Against Wells Fargo Moves for Conditional Certification

The class action lawsuit for wage and hour violations against Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. that was filed in early March of this year continues to move forward. Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP has filed a motion with the Court to conditionally certifying an FLSA collective composed of, and send notice to, all persons who worked as Mortgage Consultants (sometimes referred to as loan officers in the industry) for Wells Fargo Bank spanning from three years prior to May 17, 2016, the ...

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BLS Painting, Painting Service Provider, Sued for Unpaid OT

BLS Painting, Inc. has just been accused of failing to properly compensate its laborers. Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP alongside Shellist Lozarz Slobin LLP filed a collective action lawsuit on behalf of painters working for the Texas based painting service provider for unpaid overtime. This lawsuit seeks to recover overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) for painters, helpers, and other similarly situated workers (collectively “Painters”) who work or have worked for BLS Painting.

Despite considering its Painters as non-exempt ...

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Industrial Service Provider- Bilfinger Sued for Unpaid OT

Bilfinger, Inc., one of the nations leading industrial services provider, has just been sued for unpaid wages. The collective action complaint, filed this past Thursday by our firm along with Shellist Lozarz Slobin LLP, alleged that the company failed to pay its workers correctly for overtime as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FSLA”).  This lawsuit specifically seeks to recover overtime pay for all workers in similarly situated positions, such as nonexempt construction workers and laborers,  who work or have worked ...

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City Employees in San Diego to receive $6.2M in Unpaid OT

Over 2,500 city employees in San Diego City will benefit from a class action settlement for unpaid wages. The $6.2 million deal was approved by a California federal judge that will resolve claims that the city failed to properly pay lifeguards, police officers and other city employees for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The lawsuit claimed that not all forms of payment were considered when calculating ...

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Major Cleaning Sued for Unpaid Overtime and Owed Wages

Major Cleaning, Inc., a prominent full service cleaning company for high end restaurants in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts, has just been sued for unpaid wages. This class and collective action aims to recover unpaid overtime for its workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the New York Labor Law (“NYLL”). Affected employees for this matter may include all current and former cleaners for Major Cleaning assigned to any job locations between September 24, 2016 and the date ...

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