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Day Rate Oilfield Workers Represented by Nichols Kaster, PLLP File Overtime Action Against DTC Energy Group, Inc.

On July 18, 2016, a former completions consultant filed a lawsuit in the Southern District Court of Ohio seeking overtime pay from DTC Energy Group, Inc. ("DTC"). He brought the case on behalf of himself and all other similarly situated completions consultants nationwide and an Ohio state class action on behalf of all eligible Ohio completions consultant who were paid a day rate and no additional overtime premium. Plaintiff's complaint alleges that DTC failed to pay these employees an overtime premium in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Ohio state law. The lawsuit seeks overtime premiums plus double damages.

DTC is an oilfield consulting company headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Plaintiff's attorney Robert Schug stated, "Completions consultants often work as many as fourteen days in a row, working extremely long hours without the full compensation that they deserve under the wage and hour laws. Through this lawsuit, we seek to get them paid the overtime premiums provided by law."

Plaintiffs are represented by Robert L. Schug and Paul J. Lukas from Nichols Kaster, PLLP in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The case is entitled, Fury v. DTC Energy Group, Inc., case no. 2:16-cv-00700 (Southern District of Ohio).

Additional information about how to make a claim in the case may be found at www.nka.com or by calling Nichols Kaster, PLLP toll free at (877) 448-0492.