SCRANTON — A New York man has filed a class action lawsuit against Mountain Energy Services Inc., citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.
Carl VanVleet filed the complaint on Feb. 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, alleging that the employer refused to compensate him for his work.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he worked without being paid any overtime wages. VanVleet alleges the defendant failed to pay one and one half times the rate of his regular pay for working more than 40 hours.
The plaintiff seeks unpaid overtime wages plus interest, liquidated damages, court costs and any further relief the court grants. He is represented by Peter Winebrake, R. Andrew Santillo and Mark J. Gottesfeld of Winebrake & Santillo LLC in Dresher.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania Case number 3:17-cv-00249-UN3