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Canadian Solids Control Technician Working in United States Represented by Nichols Kaster, PLLP Files Overtime Lawsuit Against Kayden Industries

The complaint alleges that Kayden Industries paid their solids control technicians a flat day rate without any overtime pay

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, June 11, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On June 8, 2015, a Canadian who formerly worked as a solids control technician filed an overtime lawsuit in the Southern District of Ohio against his former employers, Kayden Industries Ltd., Kayden Industries LP, and Kayden Industries Inc. He brought the case on behalf of himself and other solids control technicians who worked at oil fields across the United States. In the complaint, he alleges that Kayden Industries paid him and his co-workers a flat day rate without any overtime pay.

Kayden Industries is a manufacturer and servicer in the solids control industry and has operations throughout the United States, Canada, and around the world.

Kayden Industries is currently involved in other litigation handled by the Nichols Kaster, PLLP law firm on behalf of solids control technicians who worked for Kayden Industries (USA). That case is entitled, Lebarron v. Kayden Industries (USA), Inc., Court File No. 6:14-cv-06628 (W.D.N.Y). During that litigation, the plaintiffs learned Kayden Industries employed additional employees through other business entities, including those based in Canada, who they allege were subject to the same pay practices.

Plaintiff's attorney Michele Fisher of Nichols Kaster, PLLP stated, "Solids control technicians typically work extremely long hours at the oil fields (often scheduled for 12 hour shifts for 20 days on and 10 days off, resulting in at least 84 hours worked per week). We seek to get them paid the overtime premiums provided by law."

Plaintiffs are represented by Michele R. Fisher and Alex M. Baggio of Nichols Kaster, PLLP, which is an employee and consumer rights firm.

The case is entitled, Gauthier v. Kayden Industries, Ltd., et al., Court File 2:15-cv-2369-GCS-TPK (Southern District of Ohio).

Additional information about how to make a claim may be found here or by calling Nichols Kaster, PLLP toll free at (877) 448-0492.

Nichols Kaster is a nationally recognized plaintiffs' firm that focuses on representing employees and consumers whose rights have been violated. The firm was selected as a member of the National Law Journal's Litigation Boutiques Hot List, ranked as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report, selected as a top plaintiffs' employment law firm by Law360 and named one of the top 50 Elite Trial Lawyers by The National Law Journal and

The firm is led by its partners, who are regularly selected by their peers as Super Lawyers, and sit on the boards of numerous professional organizations, including the National Association of Employment Lawyers, the ABA Fair Labor Standards Legislation Committee and the Council for the Minnesota State Bar Association's Consumer Litigation Section.

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