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

On June 18, 2015, William McCarta, a former oil and gas field driller for Nabors International, Inc. (formerly known as Nabors Drilling International Ltd.) and Nabors Corporate Services, Inc. (collectively “Nabors”) filed a lawsuit in the Southern District Court of Texas seeking overtime pay. He brought the case on behalf of day rate paid employees across the country who worked for Nabors within the past three years.  He seeks to recover overtime premiums and double damages for himself and others similarly situated.

Nabors owns and operates many subsidiaries that comprise the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the U.S. and multiple international markets. Nabors employs more than 30,000 employees from 74 nationalities worldwide.

Plaintiff’s attorney Michele Fisher stated, “day rate employees are typically scheduled for 12-hour shifts for 35 days straight resulting in at least 84 hours worked per week. Despite these long hours performing manual labor away from home, these employees do not receive any overtime pay. We seek to get them paid the overtime premiums provided by law, plus double damages.”

Plaintiffs are represented by Michele R. Fisher and Alex M. Baggio from Nichols Kaster, PLLP in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The case is entitled, William McCarta v. Nabors International, Inc. et al,No.: 4:15CV01734 (Southern District of Texas).

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