Category: States

Posted in Kansas

Americans for Tax Reform Support Kansas Bill Allowing Rideshare Drivers to be Independent Contractors

From Americans for Tax Reform, the Americans for Tax Reform submitted the follwoing letter in support of…

Posted in Arizona Misclassification

Department of Labor obtains judgment ordering auto parts seller, logistics company to pay $5.6M to 1,398 misclassified drivers

The United States Department of Labor announced a consent judgement  requiring a auto parts distributor and logistics…

Posted in California

San Francisco secures over $5 million settlement for Instacart workers 

The City Attorney of San Francisco and San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement Director announced a…

Posted in California Misclassification

Real estate agent: employee or independent contractor?

From Human Resources Director, Bernise Carolino discusses a recent case in California in which the court said…

Posted in Ohio

Ohio Court Does Not Have to Defer to Agency Interpretation

From JDSupra, Frank Merrill discusses a recent case in which the court said that it does not…

Posted in Florida Misclassification

US Department of Labor obtains judgement ordering Winter Haven security company, owner to pay $117K in back wages, damages 

The United States Department of Labor announced that a federal court ordered a secruity services company to…

Posted in Arbitration California

California Court of Appeal Provides Guidance on Individual PAGA Claim Waivers

From Lexology, Jaime Walter discusses a recent case in which a California court provided guidance on the…

Posted in Arbitration Massachusetts

App-Based Local Delivery Couriers are not Exempt From Arbitration

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent case in Massachusetts in which the court said that local…

Posted in New Jersey

New Jersey DOL Launches Strategic Enforcement Initiative Targeting Residential Construction & Commercial Laundromats

From JDSupra, Russell McEwan and David Ostern discuss an initiative by the New Jersey Department of Labor…

Posted in New York

New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act Proposal 

From JDSupra, Jane Sovern and Paige Carey discuss a proposed change to New York’s sick time act…

Posted in Massachusetts

First Circuit Delivers Win To Companies Hungry To Enforce Mutual Arbitration Agreements With Couriers Who Rarely Cross State Lines

From JDSupra, Nicolas Lussier and Andrew Scroggins discuss a recent case in which the court said Postmate…

Posted in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Worker Misclassification Task Force Issues Final Report with 15 Unanimous Recommendations

Pennsylvania’s Joint Task Force on Misclassification of Employees submitted its final report to the Pennsylvania General Assembly…