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Misclassification of vessel tankermen as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible?

All individuals who were (a) employed by ACL as a Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Andrew Bryant, et al. v. American Commercial Lines, LLC.

Date Filed

June 29, 2011

Cause No.

3:11-cv-00297


Misclassification of vessel tankermen as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Enterprise as a Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Andrew Bryant , et al. v. Enterprise Products Partners, L.P.

Date Filed

June 29, 2011

Cause No.

3:11-cv-0296


Misclassification of vessel and shore tankermen as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by JWS as a Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Robert Thompson, et al. v. John W. Stone Oil Distributor, LLC

Date Filed

June 30, 2011

Cause No.

3:11-cv-003000


Misclassification of tankermen as exempt from overtime even though tanermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Kirby as a vessel and/or boat Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Ralph Figgs, et al. v. Kirby Corporation and Kirby Inland Marine, LP

Date Filed

July 1, 2011

Cause No.

3:11-cv-00306


Misclassification of tankermen as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product.

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Kirby as a vessel and/or boat Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Ralph Figgs, et al. v. Kirby Corporation and Kirby Inland Marine, LP

Date Filed

July 1, 2011

Cause No.

3:11-cv-00306


Misclassification of tankermen as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Canal Barge as a Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Vandaven Johnson, et al. v. Canal Barge Company

Date Filed

February 3, 3012

Cause No.

3:12-cv-00037


Misclassification of tankermen as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Higman as a Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Barnett, et al. v. Higman Marine Services, Inc. and Higman Marine, Inc.

Date Filed

February 3, 2012

Cause No.

3:12-cv-00036


Misclassification of tankermen as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Lebeouf as a Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

John Brooks, et al. v. Lebeouf Bros. Towing, LLC

Date Filed

May 9, 2012

Cause No.

3:12-cv-00142


Misclassification of tankermen as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Settoon as a Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Leslie Webb, et al. v. Setton Towing, LLC

Cause No.

3:12-cv-00143


Misclassification of tankermen as exempt from overtime even thouigh tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product.

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Florida Marine as a Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation.

Style of Case

Noel Hood, et al. v. Florida Marine Transporters, Inc.

Date Filed

July 12, 2013

Cause No.

3:13-cv-00254


Misclassification if tankermen as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time laoding and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were employed by Enterprise as a Tankerman within the past three years

Style of Case

Charles E. Hull, et al. v. Enterprise Products Partners, L.P.

Date Filed

July 15, 2013

Cause No.

3:13-cv-00255


Misclassification of tankermen as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by ACL as a Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

David Horace, et al v. American Commercial Lines, LLC

Date Filed 

August 16, 2013

Cause No. 

3:13-cv-00297


Misclassification of tankerman as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Allied Transportation Company, Allied Marine Industries, Inc., Kirby Corporation, and/or Kirby Inland Marine L.P. as a Tankerman within the past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation.

Style of Case

Chris Goyner, et al. v. Allied Transportation Company, Allied Marine Industries Inc., Kirby Corporation, and Kirby Inland Marine L.P.

Date Filed

August 23, 2013

Cause No. 

2:13-cv-00267


Misclassification of tankerman as exempt from overtime even though they spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Marquette Transportation Company, LLC as a Tankerman withint he past three years; and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Johnny Earl Hamilton, et al. v. Marquette Transportation Company, LLC

Date Filed

September 13, 2013

Cause No. 

3:13-cv-0328


Misclassification of tankerman as exempt from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time laoding and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Cierra Marine GP, LLC as Tanerkman whitin the past three years and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Andre J. Ezell, et al. v. Cierra Marine GP, LLC

Date Filed

October 9, 2013

Cause No.

3:13-cv-00362


Misclassification of vessel tankermen as exaept from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Sercor as a Tankerman within the past three years and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

James Veazey, et al. v. Seacor Holding Inc.; SCF Waxler Marine LLC; and SCF Marine Inc.

Date Filed

October 25, 2013

Cause No.

3:13-cv-00384


Misclassification of vessel tankermen as exaept from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Higman as a Tankerman within the past three years and (b) paid a “day rate”  with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Joshua Tillery, et al. v. Higman Barge Lines, Inc.

Date Filed

February 7, 2014

Cause No. 

2:14-cv-00040


Misclassification of vessel tankermen as exaept from overtime even though tankermen spend more than 20% of their time loading and unloading liquid product

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Harley MArine as a Tankerman within the past three years and (b) paid a “day rate” with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Clint Martinez, et al. v. Harley Marine Gulf

Date Filed

June 12, 2014

Cause No.

3:14-cv-0195


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