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California Labor Commissioner’s Office Cites Home Health Care Placement Agencies Nearly $2 Million for Misclassifying 66 Workers

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office required two home healthcare placement agencies $1.8 million for misclassifying workers as…

Posted in Pennsylvania

US Department of Labor obtains judgment to recover $9.3M in back wages, damages for 1,756 workers misclassified by Philadelphia staffing company

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a consent judgment that will recover $9.3 million in…

Posted in Michigan

US DOL Recovers $352K in Back Pay After Staffing Agency Misclassifies Workers Placed at Manufacturing Facilities as Independent Contractors

The United States Department of Labor announced that it recovered over $352k in back wages for workers…

Washington DC
Posted in Washington DC

Washington, D.C. to Expand Antidiscrimination Protections to Include Independent Contractors and Homeless Individuals

From JDSupra, Guy Brenner, Laura Fant, and Theresa Madonna discuss Washington D.C.s’s expansion of workplace ordinances to…

Posted in Pennsylvania

Democratic lawmakers introduce bill to stop wage theft in PA

Pennsylvania House Democrats announced tha they introduced a bill to address misclassification of workers in Pennsylvania. HARRISBURG,…

Posted in National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

Snapshot on Manufacturing Industry: New Joint Employer Rule Could Spell Trouble for Manufacturers

From JDSupra, David Kresser discusses how the rule proposed by the National Labor Relations Board may affect…

Posted in Misclassification

Ninth Circuit Requires Proof by Common Evidence of Overtime or Expenses in Class Action Alleging Misclassification

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports on a case in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals did…

Posted in Misclassification

FTC Sends Strong Antitrust Warning to Gig Economy Businesses

From JDSupra, Michael Holt and John Polson discuss what it means for the Federal Trade Commission to…

Posted in Freelancing

Letting an Employee or Contractor Go: Best Practices

Letting an employee or contractor go is one of the hardest parts of being a manager or…

Posted in ABC California

Janitorial Workers Were Employees, Not Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP discuss a recent case in which the court said that…

Posted in Misclassification

FTC to Crack Down on Companies Taking Advantage of Gig Workers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it issued a policy statement indicates that the FTC will…

Posted in Misclassification

Purdue Farms Sued for Independent Contractor Misclassification

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports on a class action lawsuit brought by chicken farmers against Perdue Farms…