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

From Risk & Insurance, reports that works at Sotheby’s, one of the world’s largest brokers of fine and decorative art, jewellery, and collectibles, have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that they were misclassified as independent contractors. Autumn writes:

Fine arts company Sotheby’s is currently facing a class action lawsuit from its workers.

The workers have alleged that they were misclassified as independent contractors instead of full-time employees.

The workers said they were denied benefits, such as workers’ compensation, sick days, health insurance, paid vacation and a retirement plan. This, the class action noted, has violated the New York City Freelance Isn’t Free Act.

Altogether, more than 40 workers joined the suit.

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