Case Title: Nino v. Wood Group PSN, Inc.
Case No. 2:18-cv-00241
On August 15, 2018, we filed this collective and class action on behalf of all current and former drivers who worked for the Wood Group and were not paid for all hours worked.
What is the Case about?
We filed this case against The Wood Group in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas for drivers who were not paid for all hours worked.
The Case alleges that The Wood Group violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay drivers for all hours worked. Specifically, Drivers who are employed by The Wood Group must perform pre-route and post-route vehicle inspections off the clock.
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 The Wood Group as a driver and had to perform off-the-clock work may be eligible for a case to retrieve wages 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.
August Update: We filed this case on August 15, 2018.
September Update: On September 10, 2018, The Wood Group filed their Answer.
October Update: A Scheduling Order by the Court was issued on October 31, 2018. The Order states the Motion for Conditional Certification of the Class is due on January 15, 2019.
November Update: We are preparing our Motion for Conditional Certification.
December Update: We are preparing our Motion for Conditional Certification.
January Update: Our Motion to Certify the Class is to be submitted by January 15, 2019.
February Update: Wood Group has agreed to Notice and Class Certification to all those individuals who can join this case. Over the next two months, we will send notice to all those who may join this case.
March Update: We are in the notice period. The deadline to join this case is April 15, 2019.
April Update: A status conference with the Court is scheduled for May 8, 2019.