Sprint Pipeline Services failed to accurately calculate overtime rates because they did not include per diems, truck pay, welder unit pay, and bonuses in overtime calculations.
MasTec, Inc.-owned oil and gas service company Bottom Line Services, Inc. was sued on May 6, 2013 by employee Jared Moore for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Moore alleged Bottom Line Services failed to pay him overtime at the federally mandated rate of one and a half times his regular rate. Additionally, Moore alleged Bottom Line Services failed to include per diems, truck pay and other allowances in the overtime calculation. As a result, Moore and all other hourly employees were owed overtime, back wages and liquidated damages. Even though Bottom Line Services vigorously defended the lawsuit, the Court certified the class action - sending notice of the lawsuit to all current and former employees. On July 22, 2014, the parties filed a notice a settlement, signaling the resolution of the case.