Lawsuit filed: Dallas hotel maintenance worker was misclassified as an exempt employee

The employment attorneys at Dunham & Jones, P.C. filed suit on March 18, 2014, against Yug Group, LLC and Hitesh Hirani, Individually.

Defendants operate hotels, including LaQuinta and Days Inn, in the Dallas, Texas area. The suit alleges that David Godfrey was employed as a maintenance worker and was required to work overtime without being paid overtime compensation. Even though Mr. Godfrey was paid a salary, the suit alleges he was not exempt from federal overtime requirements and should have been paid time and one-half for each overtime hour worked.

The suit is pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division.

If you or someone you know worked for Yug Group, LLC, contact Dunham & Jones, P.C., at 1-800-344-4444 today.

About Doug Welmaker

Douglas B. Welmaker is an Employment Attorney with Dunham & Jones, Attorneys at Law, PC. He was raised in Houston, Texas and has been practicing labor and employment law for 20 years, representing Defendants and Plaintiffs in both state and federal court. In the last seven years, he has limited his practice to representing employees who have been wrongfully denied overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Mr. Welmaker handles employment cases including retaliation, minimum wage and overtime violations. You may contact him at 1-800-344-4444.