Category: States

Posted in New York

New York Attorney General Settles with Uber and Lyft for $328 Million

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced settlements with Uber and Lyft requiring them to pay funds…

Posted in North Carolina

Federal Court Dismisses Wrongful Death Action Against DoorDash for Death Caused by DoorDash Driver who was an Independent Contractor 

From JDSupra, Thomas Brown discusses a case in which DoorDash was not liable for the death of…

Posted in Minnesota

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Minnesota Survey Says Small Businesses, Freelancers Oppose New Contracting Restrictions

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) reports that a recent survey of NFIB Minnesota members showed…

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Proliferating Pay Protection Laws Favoring Independent Contractors Create Perils for ‎Businesses

From JDSupra, Janet Barsky and Richard Reibstein discuss the increase in the number of laws and ordinances…

Posted in California

California Property Owner Not Liable for Injury to Employee of Independent Contractor

From JDSupra, Catherine Dacre and Ping Wang discuss a recent case in California in which a property…

Posted in Washington DC

​​​​​​​Washington DC Attorney General Settles Misclassificaiton Claims with Cleaning Company and Drywall Contractor

The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia announced the settlement of claims of…

Posted in Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development Launches Campaign to Combat Worker Misclassification

Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development announced an educational campaign to build awareness of Worker Misclassification Incorrect worker…

Posted in Massachusetts

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…

Posted in Massachusetts

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…

Posted in California

Mega-Settlements in Independent Contractor Misclassification Lawsuits

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses two large settlements of misclassification lawsuits – one involving distributors and the…

Posted in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Employers Take Note – New Penalties for Wage & Hour Violations Begin January 1, 2024

From JDSupra, Benjamin Hinks and Raymond Ripple discuss changes to Rhode Island wage laws that create criminal…

Posted in California Montana

Employment Law Developments: Q3 2023 – Los Angeles and Montana

From JDSupra, Katherine Gordon and Tareen Zafrullah provide a terrific summary of employment law developments for this…