BP Settles Deepwater Responders' OT Pay Suit

Law360, New York (April 25, 2012, 10:50 PM EDT) -- BP PLC on Wednesday settled a suit in Louisiana federal court accusing the oil giant of denying overtime compensation to a class of support workers who helped with BP's response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

The plaintiffs, BP and co-defendant The Response Group LLC, a BP subcontractor, jointly filed a motion requesting approval of a settlement in which BP will make payments to each of the 215 class members based upon their reported overtime hours and their pay rates. BP, which denied the plaintiffs' claims,...
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Case Title

Brewer et al v. BP p.l.c. et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00401

Court

Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr

Date Filed

February 16, 2011

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