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NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers who helped with the Gulf Coast cleanup after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill were systematically denied overtime pay and required to sign unlawful employment agreements, a lawsuit filed today in federal court in New Orleans alleges.
The lawsuit accuses BP P.L.C., BP America, Inc., TRG The Response Group, L.L.C. (TRG), and TRG President Roy Barrett of violating the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The complaint alleges that BP “failed to take responsibility for ensuring the workplace rights of many of its disaster response...