Overtime Not Paid

Misclassification common in Oil & Gas Industry

Employers do not have the right to refuse compensating employees what they are owed by law. If an employer is not paying regular wages for time spent on work-related activities, such as attending meetings or traveling between job sites, you may be entitled to financial compensation.

Oil and gas employer wage
violations include:

  • Not paying employees for working additional hours off of the clock or performing work-related duties during “down time”
  • Dispersing automobile payments, per diems, or pay bonuses instead of overtime pay
  • Paying employees on a day rate instead of time and a half additional pay when more than 40 hours were worked in a week
  • Purposefully misclassifying employees as a contractor so overtime was not paid
  • Not compensating employees for travel time between job sites

Oil and gas workers potentially
affected by wage violations:

  • Maintenance/Inspection Workers
  • Roughnecks
  • Welders
  • Pumpers
  • Field Engineers
  • Mud Logging Techs

  • Crane Operators
  • LWD Drillers
  • Casing
  • Fracturing
  • Wireline Workers
  • Motormen

Employee Wage Compensation Rights

Employers do not have the right to refuse compensating employees what they are owed by law. If an employer is not paying regular wages for time spent on work-related activities, such as attending meetings or traveling between job sites, you may be entitled to financial compensation.

Know Your Rights.

For over 100 combined years, our legal team has successfully helped thousands of victims and families. If you or a loved one were not properly compensated for the hours you worked, call us at 877.534.5750 or fill out the form above for a free consultation.