Boone Logistics Services FLSA Collective Action Lawsuit
Lafondra Butts v. Boone Logistics Services, LLC
United States District Court for the District of Delaware
Docket No.: 21-581
On April 27, 2021, 2020, Lafondra Butts, a former Yard Driver at Boone Logistics Services, LLC, filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, asserting that Boone Logistics failed to pay him and other employees overtime wages as required under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Specifically, the Mr. Butts alleges that Boone Logistics misclassified him and other Yard Drivers as exempt from overtime wages and failed to pay them an additional 50% of their regular rates for working more than 40 hours in a week.
If you have worked in for Boone Logistics as a Yard Driver at any time since May 2018, you may be eligible to join the FLSA lawsuit. Please call one of our employment attorneys today for more information. The Court has not yet made any determinations regarding the merits of the case or whether the case will be certified as a collective action. However, the statute of limitations (i.e. the amount of time that may pass prior to you being unable to sue Boone Logistics because too much time has passed) will continue to run until you file a Consent Form (provided below) with the Court in this case or file your own case. Hence, if you have worked for Boone Logistics at some point between May 2018 through the present and wish to protect your rights pending the Court’s decision on certification, you can sign the Consent Form below, and the Form will be filed with the Court.
Swartz Swidler, LLC has taken this case on a contingency fee. It may be entitled to receive attorney’s fees and costs from Boone Logistics should there be a recovery or judgment in favor of the Plaintiffs. If there is a recovery, Swartz Swidler, LLC will receive a part of any settlement obtained or money judgment entered in favor of all members of the class or their fees will be paid separately by Boone Logistics. If there is no recovery or judgment in Plaintiffs’ favor, Swartz Swidler, LLC will not seek any attorney’s fees or costs from any of the Plaintiffs.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Firm at 856-685-7420 and ask for Matthew Miller. If any other employer failed to pay you overtime wages while working as a Yard Driver, feel free to submit a request for a free consultation here.