Case Title: Alaniz v. Gordon Reed & Associates Inc
Case No. 6:18-cv-01595
On December 11, 2018, we filed this collective action on behalf of all Oilfield Workers who were employed by Gordon Reed & Associates, who were paid a day rate but were not paid overtime.
What is the Case about?
We filed this case against Gordon Reed & Associates in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana for hourly oilfield employees who were not paid overtime.
The Case alleges that Gordon Reed & Associates violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay hourly oilfield workers overtime. Specifically, Gordon Reed & Associates pay these workers a day rate but does not pay them overtime.
Plaintiff believes that he is entitled to recover unpaid wages, unpaid overtime, interest on the unpaid wages, liquidated damages, attorney’s fees, and costs.
Who is Eligible for this Case?
Anyone who worked for Gordon Reed & Associates as an oilfield worker paid a day rate but not paid overtime may be eligible for a case to retrieve overtime owed to them.
How do I Join the Case?
You may join the Case by e-signing the Consent Form. You may also print out the form, sign it, and mail it to our office at, 819 North Upper Broadway, Corpus Christi, TX 78401. It is important to sign and return this form as quickly as possible because the time period for your recoverable wages will depend on when this form is filed with the Court.
Can I be fired for joining?
The law prohibits Employers, or their agents, from firing, harassing, discriminating, or retaliating against an employee for taking part in a case for back wages.
Will this cost me anything?
You will not pay anything to join this case. This case is being handled on a contingency fee basis. Our firm will only be paid if we win the case and recover your back wages. Our payment will come out of the recovery amount.
December Update: We filed this case on December 11, 2018.
January Update: Gordon Reed’s Answer was due on January 9, 2019.
February Update: Gordon Reed has not filed their answer yet. If. they do not respond within a reasonable amount of time we may move for a default judgment against them.