Baker Hughes Hit With Wage-And-Hour Action

Law360, New York (June 27, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT) -- Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations Inc. and one of its subsidiaries were hit with a proposed class action in California state court Wednesday accusing the companies of preventing employees from taking work-free breaks and failing to adequately compensate workers when they were on call.

Maurice Solaberrieta, an equipment operator for the provider of oil and natural gas drilling and other services to the energy industry, sued Baker Hughes and BJ Services LLC, saying the companies failed to give their operators legally mandated breaks and didn't pay them...
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