Former Weatherford Employees Suing for Overtime Pay

July 22, 2014

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
All former and current employees of Weatherford International, LCC.
Why Is Weatherford Getting Sued?
Weatherford is accused of failing to properly pay overtime wages to its employees as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act.
What Is the Fair Labor Standards Act?
The FLSA governs the proper way for companies to pay their workers overtime – defined as any time worked over 40 hours in a week. Overtime must be paid at a rate of at least time-and-a-half a workers' regular pay, and although exemptions apply (for managerial positions, for example), most employees are entitled to overtime pay.
Type of Lawsuit
Class and Collective Action