Oil Spill Support Workers Claim BP Denied OT Pay

Law360, New York (February 18, 2011, 1:30 PM EST) -- Three former office staffers have accused BP PLC of denying overtime compensation to a proposed class of support workers who helped with the energy giant's response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Jon Brewer, Nathan Cohen and Quentin Doyle filed a complaint Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, alleging BP, its subcontractor The Response Group LLC and TRG's president violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The plaintiffs claim that BP and TRG, an emergency response consulting firm, intentionally misclassified the...
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