Oilfield Misclassification

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Misclassification of Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All operators employed by Wellbenders during the past three years.

Style of Case

Alex Ramirez, et al. v. Wellbenders Directional Services, LLC

Date Filed

October 17, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-02971


 

Misclassification of Directional Drillers and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All current and forger directional drillers employed by Weatherford during the past three years.

Style of Case

Kevin Niemeyer, et al. v. Weatherford International, LLC

Date Filed

October 24, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-02971


 

Misclassification of Hourly employees and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All hourly oilfield employees employed by Stoneham Drilling Corporation and/or Western Energy Services Corporation within the past three years.

Style of Case

Wesley “Dean” Stewart, et al. v. Stoneham Drilling Corporation and Western Energy Services Corp.

Date Filed

October 31, 2014

Cause No. 

1:14-cv-02969-MSK-MUW


 

Misclassification of Solids Control Technicians and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All solids control technicians employed by Secure Energy Services USA, LLC and/or Secure Drilling Services USA, LLC D/B/A Marquis Alliance Energy Group USA, LLC during the past 3 years.

Style of Case

Randal Armfield, et al. v. Secure Energy Services USA, LLC; Secure Drilling Services USA, LLC D/B/A Marquis Alliance Energy Group USA, LLC

Date Filed

November 4, 2014

Cause No. 

1:14-cv-02993-CBS


 

Misclassification of Operators and Drillers and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All MWDs employed by ProDirectional Services, LLC, PDS Energy LTD, and Directional Energy Services, LLC any time within the past three years.

Style of Case

Coleman Brown, et al. v. ProDirectional Services, LLC, PDS Energy LTD., Directional Energy Services, LLC

Date Filed

October 27, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-03076


 

Misclassification of Non-management Employees and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All current and former non-management employees of PetroTech, Inc., employed during the past three years who received a salary and no overtime compensation.

Style of Case

Omar Donovan, et al. v. PetroTech, Inc.

Date Filed

October 14, 2014

Cause No. 

5:14-cv-00895


 

Misclassification of Tool Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All tool operators employed by Oil States within the past three years.

Style of Case

Bradley Frost, et al. v. Oil States Energy Services, LLC

Date Filed

September 26, 2014

Cause No. 

1:14-cv-02663


 

Misclassification of Operators and Technicians and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All operators and technicians employed by MI SWACO in the past three years.

Style of Case

Jason Shaffer, et al. v. M-I, LLC D/B/A MI SWACO

Date Filed

August 4, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-02966


 

Misclassification of Day Rate employees and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All current and former employees of Jaguar Energy Services, LLC, employed during the past three years who received a salary and a day-rate.

Style of Case

John Cormier, et al. v. Jaguar Energy Services, LLC

Date Filed

October 31, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-03128


 

Misclassification of Mud Loggers and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All current and former data engineers and/or mud loggers employed by International Logging, Inc., and/or Weatherford International, LLC, during the past three years who received a salary and/or day-rate and no overtime compensation.

Style of Case

Paul Romanick, et al. v. International Logging, Inc., and Weatherford International, LLC

Date Filed

October 17, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-02968


 

Misclassification of MWDs and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All MWDs employed by Gyrodata in the past three years.

Style of Case

Travis Huval, et al. v. Gyrodata, Inc.

Date Filed

September 11, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-02616


 

Misclassification of Field Engineers and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All field engineers employed by Gyrodata in the past three years.

Style of Case

Christian Wall, et al. v. Gyrodata, Inc.

Date Filed

October 20, 2014

Cause No. 

2:14-cv-00425


 

Misclassification of Shop and Day Rate workers and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All current and former employees of Expro Americas, LLC employed during the past three years who received a shop rate and a day rate for time spent in the field and/or offshore.

Style of Case

John Cormier, et al. v. Expro Americas, LLC

Date Filed

October 31, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-03127


 

Misclassification of Day Rate Workers and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All “day rate” workers employed by Entire Oilfield Services & Supply, LLC within the last three years.

Style of Case

Robert Haley, et al. v. Entire Oilfield Services & Supply, LLC

Date Filed

September 19, 2014

Cause No. 

1:14-cv-00479-ZJH


 

Misclassification of Tankerman and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

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

Style of Case

Roy Pena, et al. v. Dupre Marine Transportation, LLC, and Rory Dupre

Date Filed

August 11, 2014

Cause No. 

3:14-cv-00260


 

Misclassification of MWDs, LWDs, and/or Directional Drillers and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All individuals who were (a) employed by Calmena Energy Services (USA) Corp. over the past three years; (b) worked as an MWD, LWD, and/or Directional Driller; and (c) were paid a base salary and day rate with no overtime compensation.

Style of Case

Trent MacDonald, et al. v. Calmena Energy Services (USA) Corp.

Date Filed

November 4, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-03151


 

Misclassification of Hourly employees and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All individuals who were employed by C&R Oilfield Services, Inc., within the past three years as hourly employees.

Style of Case

Jason Cansler, et al. v. C&R Oilfield Services, Inc.

Date Filed

August 26, 2014

Cause No. 

6:14-cv-00051-C


 

Misclassification of Day Rate Workers and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All day rate workers employed by Atlas since April 3, 2011.

Style of Case

Wayne Wilson, et al. v. Atlas Oilfield Construction Co. LLC

Date Filed

April 3, 2014

Cause No. 

5:14-cv-00304-XR


 

Misclassification of Solids Control Technicians and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All shift-rate solids control technicians who worked for Advanced while classified as independent contractors in the last 3 years.

Style of Case

Zach Westbrook, et al. v. Advanced Solids Control, LLC

Date Filed

April 21, 2014

Cause No. 

2:14-cv-00131


 

Misclassification of Technicians and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All individuals who were (a) employed by Advanced Building Services LLC during the past 3 years; (b) worked as a technician; and (c) were paid a base salary and day rate with no overtime compensation.

Style of Case

Darreck Songer, et al. v. Advanced Building Services, LLC

Date Filed

November 5, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-03154


 

Misclassification of Tankerman and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All persons who work or have worked as tankerman and similar employees at Vane Line in New York between November 27, 2007, and the date of final judgement in this matter.

Style of Case

Christopher Gonyer, Eric Bridges, and Robert Mills, et al. v. Vane Line Bunkering, Inc., d/b/a Vane Brothers Company

Date Filed

August 4, 2014

Cause No. 

1:13-cv-08488


 

Misclassification of Solids Control Technicians and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All solids control technicians employed by Stage 2 Separation, LLC since July 3, 2011.

Style of Case

Robert Rodriguez, et al. v. Stage 3 Separation, LLC, et al.

Date Filed

September 5, 2014

Cause No. 

5:14-cv-00603


 

Misclassification of Drillers and Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All operators and drillers employed by Schlumberger Tech Corp in the past 3 years.

Style of Case

Brock Boudreaux & Khaled Barake, et al. v. Schlumberger Tech Corp

Date Filed

July 8, 2014

Cause No. 

6:14-cv-02267


 

Misclassification of Well Testers and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All current and former employees of Pacific Process Systems, Inc. employed during the past 3 years who received a day-rate without overtime compensation.

Style of Case

Matthew Andrews, et al. v. Pacific Process Systems, Inc.

Date Filed

September 24, 2014

Cause No. 

2:14-cv-01308


 

Misclassification of Drillers and Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All drillers, operators and technicians employed by Panther Drilling Systems, LLC in the past 3 years.

Style of Case

Edward Lucas, et al. v. Panther Drilling Systems, LLC

Date Filed

July 2, 2014

Cause No. 

5:14-cv-00689


 

Misclassification of Drillers and Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All current and former hourly employees of National OilWell Varco, L.P. employed during the past 3 years that received Hourly pay and a non-discretionary Bonus.

Style of Case

Randy Benzon, et al. v. National Oilwell Varco, L.P.

Date Filed

September 8, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-02582


 

Misclassification of Solids Control Consultants and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All current and former employees and/or consultatns of Mudtech Services, L.P., employed during the past 3 years who received a day-rate and no overtime compensation.

Style of Case

James Menefee, et al. v. MudTech Services, L.P.

Date Filed

August 12, 2014

Cause No. 

4:14-cv-02314


 

Misclassification of Drillers and Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All current and former employees of 2N Drilling LLC employed during the past 3 years who received a day-rate and/or a salary and no overtime compensation.

Style of Case

Jason Cansler, et al. v. 2N Drilling LLC

Date Filed

August 26, 2014

Cause No. 

6:14-cv-00050-C


 

Misclassification of Drillers and Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join

All drillers, operators and technicians employed by Precision Directional Services, Inc. and/or precision drilling corporation in the past three years

Style of Case

Bruce West & Casey Book, et al. v. Precision Directional Services, Inc. & Precision Drilling Corporation

Date Filed

March 14, 2014

Cause No. 

2:14-cv-00081


 

Misclassification of Drillers and Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join?

All drillers and operators employed by LEAM Drilling and REAM during the past three years

Style of Case

MWD, et al. v. Leam Drilling Systems, LLC

Date Filed

April 4, 2014

Cause No.

2:14-cv-00113


Misclassification of Field Personnel and Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join?

All field personnel and operators employed by Oil States Industries, Inc. in the past three years who were

Style of Case

Bruce West, et al. v. Oil States Industries, Inc.

Date Filed

April 15, 2014

Cause No. 

2:14-cv-00126


Misclassification of solid control technicians as independant contractors and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join?

All Solids Control Technicians employed by A.P. Lenard classified as independant contractors and paid a shift (or day) rate with no overtime pay.

Style of Case

Thomas Hines, et al. v. A.P. Lenard, LLC

Date Filed

May 23, 2014

Cause No.

6:14-cv-00512


Misclassification of Drillers and Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Multi-Show, LLC over the past three years, (b) worked as a driller or operator; and (c) paid a base salary and day rate with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Robert Murphy, et al. v. Multi-Shot, LLC

Date Filed

May 23, 2014

Cause No.

4:14-cv-01464


Misclassification of oilfield employees and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were employed by Xpat Xtreme Pump & Testing, LLC within the past three years who received a salary and no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Richard Villarreal, et al. v. Xpat Xtreme Pump & Testing, LLC

Date Filed

May 23, 2014

Cause No.

2:14-cv-00190


Misclassification of the Sand Coordinator position and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join?

All Frac Tech Sand Coordinators employed withint he last three years

Style of Case

Stephen Agnew, et al v. FTS International Services, LLC

Date Filed

April 30, 2014

Cause No.

5:14-cv-00393-FB


Misclassification of solid control technicians as independant contractors and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join?

All Operators employed by Southern Specialities Transportation, LLC during the past three years

Style of Case

Clayton Edwards v. Southern Specialties Transportation

Date Filed

May 28, 2014

Cause No.

4:14-cv-01491


Misclassification of Drillers and Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join?

All individuals who were (a) employed by Phoenix Technology Services USA Inc. over the past three years; (b) worked as a Driller or Operator; and (c) paid a base salary and day rate with no overtime compensation

Style of Case

Jacob Meyer v. Phoenix Technology Services, USA

Date Filed

May 28, 2014

Cause No.

4:14-cv-01490


Misclassification of Drillers and Operators and failure to pay overtime

Who is eligible to join?

All Drillers and Operators employed by Halliburton Company during the last three years

Style of Case

Joseph Neely v. Halliburton Company

Date Filed

June 2, 2014

Cause No.

4:14-cv-01534


Misclassification of DD/MWD Operators

Who is eligible to join?

All Drillers and Operators employed by Crescent Directional Drilling during past three years

Style of Case

Edward Lucas v. Crescent Directional Drilling, LP

Date Filed

June 12, 2014

Cause No.

4:14-cv-01635


Misclassification of Fluid Technician

Who is eligible to join?

All Fluid Technicians employed by Newpark Drilling Fluids, LLC during the past three years

Style of Case

Davida v. Newpark Drilling Fluids, LLC

Date Filed

June 18, 2014

Cause No.

5:14-cv-00552


Misclassification of Mud Loggers

Who is eligible to join?

All Mud Loggers employed by Mid-Continent  Well Logging Services during past 3 years

Style of Case

McKinley v. Mid-Continent Well Logging, Inc

Date Filed

June 20, 2014

Cause No.

5:14-cv-00649


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