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Well Site/Drill Site Managers Represented by Nichols Kaster, PLLP Lodge Overtime Action Against Chevron

On April 20, 2016, two former well site managers filed a lawsuit in the Northern District Court of California seeking overtime pay from Chevron Corporation. They brought the case on behalf of themselves and all other similarly situated workers, which includes well site and drill site managers nationwide, who were paid a "day-rate" and no additional overtime premium for the hours they worked over 40 per week. Plaintiff's complaint alleges that Chevron unlawfully classified them and other well site/drill site managers as "independent contractors" (also referred to as "consultants"), and failed to pay them an overtime premium in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The lawsuit seeks overtime premiums, plus double damages.

Through its subsidiaries, Chevron Corporation explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas, manufactures and sells lubricants, provides energy efficiency solutions, and develops energy resources including biofuels and other renewables. Defendant Chevron Corporation is headquartered in San Ramon, California.

Plaintiff's attorney Daniel Brome stated, "These individuals work more than twelve hours at a time, for fourteen days in a row, without ever receiving overtime pay. We seek unpaid overtime for these workers."

Plaintiffs are represented by Daniel S. Brome and Matthew C. Helland from Nichols Kaster, PLLP, which has offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota and San Francisco, California.

The case is entitled, McQueen et al. v. Chevron Corporation. Case No. 3:16-cv-02089 (Northern District of California).

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