Lawsuit filed: Dallas installers claim both minimum wage and overtime violations

On February 12, 2014, the overtime lawyers at Dunham & Jones, P.C. filed suit in Federal Court in the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division against Apollo Retail Specialists, L.L.C. on behalf of former employees Seab Blaylock, Reginald Hawthorne, Rene Burnell, and David McLaurin, alleging both minimum wage and overtime violations.

Plaintiffs, who all worked as installers for Defendant Apollo, were employed primarily to set up new Dollar General and Dollar Stores. Their duties entailed installing shelves, display tables, labels, registers, and stocking the shelves with merchandise. Plaintiffs brought suit under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) alleging that they frequently worked more than 40 hours per week, but were never paid time and one half for these hours.

If you or someone you know worked for Apollo Retail Specialists, L.L.C. and have a question about your entitlement to overtime, contact Doug Welmaker at Dunham & Jones, PC, 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.