Workers Lose OT Suit Over Army Contract In Afghanistan

Law360, Washington (June 16, 2017, 4:09 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge Thursday rejected a putative class action against Fluor Corp. from contractors who claimed the company failed to pay overtime on a contract in Afghanistan, ruling the country’s labor code does not apply to foreign citizens without work permits.

Contractors for Fluor, led by plaintiff Carrie Allen, claimed the company shorted contractors on a noncombat support contract for the U.S. Army by more than $5 million collectively, when it failed to pay them overtime wages despite working them 12 hours a day, seven days...
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Case Title

Allen et al v. Fluor Corporation


Case Number

3:16-cv-01219

Court

Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other Contract

Judge

Sidney A Fitzwater

Date Filed

May 4, 2016

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