Factory Workers

Galvin B. Kennedy

Practice Area:Employment / Labor

Outcome:Successful

Description:Successfully represented large class of employees at a metal factory who were misclassified as independent contractors. After an investigation, the defendant admitted the employees were misclassified and they owed the money, but claimed the practice was limited to Houston only. After additional discovery and obtaining class certification from a federal judge, we unveiled documents showing the employer was denying overtime pay to hundreds of employees in more than 10 states.