Category: Misclassification

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Lawsuit Alleges Chicken Farmer Misclassification

From The American Prospect, Claire Kelloway discusses a lawsuits that alleges that a corporation misclassified individuals who…

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Disgruntled Workers Raise Class Action Against Sotheby’s After Alleged Independent Contractor Misclassification

From Risk & Insurance, Autumn Demberger reports that works at Sotheby’s, one of the world’s largest brokers…

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7 Biggest Wage and Hour Landmines for Healthcare Employers – and Your Blueprint for Avoiding Them 

From JDSupra. Patrick Dalin reviews the biggest landmines for healthcare employers including misclassifying healthcare workers as independent…

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Against the Odds: Did a Court of Appeals Just Grant Independent Contractors the Right to Strike and Organize?

From JDSupra, Todd Lebowitz discusses a recent decision by the First Circuit Court of Appeals in which…

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Worker Classification: Employee or Contractor? 

From JDSupra, Jason Freeman provides an excellent review of the difference between an employee and independent contractor. Jason…

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Some Large Companies Are No Longer Requiring Consumers and Employees to Waive Class Action Claims 

From JDSupra, Thomas Elkind does an excellent job of reviewing key parrts of the history of arbitration…

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Trump’s Independent Contractor Regs Are In Place . . . For Now.

From JDSupra, James Coleman reviews the recent court decision in which the Biden administration’s withdrawal of the Trump…

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Whistleblower Claims Failed Because ER Doctor Was an Independent Contractor

From SHRM, Rosemarie Lally, J.D., discusses a recent case in which an independent contractor was not able…

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Massachusetts High Court Deals Blow to Franchisors Seeking Judicial Exemption from That State’s Strict Independent Contractor Test, But All Is Not Lost 

From JDSupra,,Richard Reibstein discusses a recent case in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First…

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Court orders home healthcare agency to pay more than $430K in back wages, damages, penalties for misclassifying workers

The United States Department of Labor reports that a home healthcare staffing agency was ordered to pay…

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Federal Court Decision Protects Independent Contractor Status

From JDSupra, Maury Baskin, Robert Friedman, Michael Lotito, Sean McCrory, and James Paretti, Jr. discuss some of…

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Benefits Issues That Arise Upon Misclassification of Employees 

From JDSupra, Stephen Gilles provides an outstanding review of some of the issues that arise surrounding benefits ifa …