H-2B Oil Rig Workers Win Bid To Amend OT Action

Law360, New York (January 14, 2010, 2:01 PM EST) -- A federal judge has granted two foreign rig hands' bid to amend their suit accusing staffing service RigStaff Texas LLC and oil field services provider Schlumberger Technology Corp. of violating state and federal law by denying them overtime, allowing them to add several claims and drop collective allegations.

Judge Bruce B. Black of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico on Wednesday granted the workers' opposed motion to add fraud, negligent misrepresentation, civil conspiracy, and New Mexico and Wyoming wage law claims while...
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