HARRISBURG – Three former field service technicians for a textile machine manufacturer allege they were not paid overtime wages during their employment.
Brandon Smith, Todd Berdanier and Nick Heiner filed a complaint on behalf of themselves and all other similarly situated on Sept. 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania against Bell-Mark Technologies Corp. citing the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act and the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege they were "forced" to work "beyond their shift end time without pay."
The plaintiffs holds Bell-Mark Technologies Corp. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to pay the plaintiffs the legally mandated rate for overtime work.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek damages, monies due to the plaintiff for working more than 40 hours per week, interest, court costs and any further relief the court grants. They are represented by Derrek W. Cummings, Larry A. Weisberg and Steve T. Mahan of McCarthy Weisberg Cummings PC in Harrisburg.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania case number 1:17-cv-01600-YK