Martinez et al v. Alpha Technologies Services et al., Long Form Notice
February 7, 2020
The parties have reached a proposed settlement to resolve a lawsuit over whether the workers who built the Hope Mills SolarFarm were employees entitled to overtime, who their employers were, and whether they are entitled to be reimbursed for the cost of purchasing personal protective gear and for deductions from their pay for workers’ compensation.
Martinez et al v. Alpha Technologies Services et al., Notice and Consent to Join
The purpose of this Notice is to tell you about a lawsuit that you may be eligible to join. Plaintiffs Pedro Rodriguez Martinez, Mateo Hernandez Lopez and Elmer Menjivar Argeta filed this lawsuit alleging that: (1) they were jointly employed by East Carolina Commercial Services and the other Defendants, (2) that they worked overtime hours for which they were not paid time and a half; and (3) that they were required to purchase their own safety equipment, were not reimbursed for the purchases, and that the cost of the safety equipment when compared to their first week’s wages resulted in them being paid less than the minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.