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Day Rate Oilfield Workers Represented by Nichols Kaster, PLLP File Overtime Action Against MBF Inspection Services, Inc.

On October 30, 2015, a former welding inspector filed a lawsuit in the Southern District Court of Ohio seeking overtime pay from MBF Inspection Services, Inc. (“MBF”).  He brought the case on behalf of himself and all other similarly situated employees nationwide and an Ohio state class action on behalf of all eligible Ohio employees who were paid a day rate and no additional overtime premium. Plaintiff’s complaint alleges that MBF 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.

MBF is an inspection services company that supplies inspection personnel to oil and natural gas companies across the country for use on various projects. The company is headquartered in Roswell, New Mexico, and operates in a number of states across the country, including Ohio.

Plaintiff’s attorney Paul Lukas stated, “The law is clear that day rate employees are entitled to additional compensation over and above their day rate pay for overtime hours worked.  Through this lawsuit, we seek to recover the overtime pay they should have been paid under the law.”

Plaintiffs are represented by Paul J. Lukas from Nichols Kaster, PLLP in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and BOB DeRose from Barkan Meizlish, LLP in Columbus, Ohio.

The case is entitled, Ganci v. MBF Inspection Services, Inc.. Case No 2:15-cv-2959 (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.