Judge OKs Local Class Against W-H

Law360, New York (May 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has certified a class action against oil company W-H Energy Services Inc. on behalf of employees in the company's Alice, Texas, facility who allege they were misclassified as exempt from overtime pay but has refused to certify a proposed nationwide class.

Judge Janis Graham Jack of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas said Friday that the named plaintiffs have provided enough evidence in a series of affidavits to certify a class of employees at the Alice facility under the Fair...
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