Case Title: Reed v. Sandbox Transportation, LLC
Case No. 5:18-cv-00450-DAE
On May 11, 2018, we filed this case on behalf of forklift drivers and equipment operators who worked for Sandbox Transportation.
What is the Case about?
We filed this case against Sandbox Transportation in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas for hourly forklift drivers and equipment operators who were not paid overtime.
The Case alleges that Sandbox violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay forklift operators and equipment operators overtime. Specifically, Sandbox pays these workers straight time but does not pay them overtime at the rate of time and a half.
Plaintiff believes that he is entitled to recover unpaid overtime, interest on the unpaid wages, liquidated damages, attorney’s fees, and costs.
Who is Eligible for this Case?
Anyone who worked for Sandbox Transportation as a forklift driver or equipment operator and was 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.
We filed this Case on May 11, 2018. View the Pleadings Here.
Defendant filed their Answer on June 29, 2018. Click here to read it.
A Scheduling Order was issued by the Court setting discovery to be complete by May 29, 2019.
We have approached Sandbox about mediating this case to find a resolution.
Sandbox has agreed to mediate this case in March.
Sandbox has requested for mediation to be delayed a few weeks. Please encourage all coworkers who worked for Sandbox to join this case by e-signing the consent form linked above. This is the perfect time to join, as more people sign up Sandbox will feel pressured to hurry and resolve the case. Once the case is resolved your friends will not be able to join this case or receive any settlement amount from this case.