Salaried Loss Prevention Managers Owed Unpaid Overtime

According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, all employees must be compensated for overtime hours, unless they meet strict guidelines for exemption. Overtime is defined as any time worked beyond 40 hours in one week. These extra hours must be paid at a rate of 1.5 times a worker’s regular rate of pay. Unfortunately, many…

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November 14 2014 / Oil & Gas

Weatherford Misclassified and Underpaid Directional Drillers

Weatherford International operates as one of the largest oil and gas companies in the world. With operations in over 100 countries, the company employs over 60,000 people, with its operational office located in Houston, Texas. Among these workers are hundreds of directional drillers, including Logging While Drilling (LWD) and Measurement While Drilling (MWD) employees. These…

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