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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Reconsidering Uber’s Pop-Up Terms & Conditions 

From JDSupra, Marisa Roman discusses a case pending before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in which the…

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Massachusetts Attorney General  Issues $6.2 Million in Citations Against National Delivery Service Company Over Employee Misclassification Violations 

Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell announced that her office has issued citations totaling over $6.2 million…

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First Circuit Certifies Second Employee Misclassification Question to Massachusetts Supreme Court in Ongoing 7-Eleven Case 

From JDSupra, David Archer and Eli Bensignor report that in the ongoing dispute between 7-Eleven and franchisees…

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Massachusetts Attorney General Certifies Initiative Petitions that say App-Based Drivers are Not Employees

Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell determined that 34 initiative petitions met the requirements and could proceed…

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42 proposed ballot questions filed with AG: Topics from rents to MCAS and driver rights 

From MassLive, Chris Lisinski reports on measures that were brought to the Massachusetts Attorney General for review/approval before they…

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Massachusetts AG Campbell Files Amicus Brief Urging Court To Reverse Decision in Worker Misclassification Case

Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell filed a brief urging the Court of Appeals to reverse a…

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Teamsters Oppose Massachusetts Worker Misclassification Bills

The Teamsters announced their opposition to SD 1162 adn HD 2071, bills that woud allow drivers to…

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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…

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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…

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Court enters consent order requiring USPack Logistics to pay $575K to 62 Massachusetts couriers to resolve allegations of independent contractors’ misclassification 

The United States Department of Labor announced a consent judgement recovering $575k for workers misclassified as independent…

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A Court Rules Workers Are Independent Contractors! Will Wonders Never Cease?

From JDSupra, Mark Tabakman discusses a recent case in Massachusetts in which the court said that home…

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Massachusetts Appeals Court Says Home Inspectors Were Independent Contractors — Not Employees

From JDSupra, Anthony Califano and Alexandra Hassell discuss a recent case in which the Massachusetts Appeals Court…