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U.S. Department of Labor Rescinds Trump Joint Employer Rule 

From JDSupra, Christopher Feudo and Mary Kate Sexton discuss the Biden Administration’s rescission of the Trump Administration’s…

Posted in West Virginia

West Virginia’s New Intermediate Appellate Court Fundamentally Changes Workers’ Compensation Litigation Practice 

From JDSupra, H. Dill Battle III and Charity Lawrence discuss recent changes in the workers compensation practice…

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Seattle Office of Labor Standards Reaches a Nearly One Million Dollar Settlement with Postmates for Alleged Violations of Seattle’s Gig Worker Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance Impacting Over 1600 Workers

Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards announced a settlement with Postmates for not paying paid sick and leave…

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Ninth Circuit Rules Uber Drivers Must Arbitrate Classification Claims Because They Are Not Interstate Transportation Workers 

From JDSupra, Ryan McCoy discusses a recent case in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said…

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Uber drivers launch test case in Federal Court of Australia

From WAtoday, Anna Patty discusses a lawsuit in which  Uber drivers are trying to determine if they should…

Posted in Pennsylvania

Fourth and final defendant pleads in worker misclassification case 

From The Delaware County Daily Times, Alex Rose reports that an employee of a company that misclassified…

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts drivers, delivery workers, and allies slam Proposition 22-copycat ballot language as discriminatory assault on workers’ civil and economic rights 

Coalition To Protect Workers’ Rights Inc will oppose the ballot initiative that would allow app-based workers to…

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App-based workers & partners to file ballot question to secure new worker benefits, protect flexibility to remain independent contractors 

The Massachusetts Coalition of Independent Work announced plans to file a ballot initiative to allow app-based workers…

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Labor Department Formally Withdraws Trump-Era Joint Employer Final Rule 

From JDSupra, Justin Barnes and Jeffrey Brecher discuss the United States Department of Labor’s withdrawal of the…

Posted in Arbitration

Read Your Contract: It May Cost You Your Arbitration Award 

From JDSupra, J. David Pugh and Sydney Warren discuss a recent case in which an arbitration award…

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US Department of Labor announces final rule to rescind March 2020 joint employer rule, ensure more workers minimum wage, overtime protections 

The Biden Administration’s United States Department of Labor announced a final rule to rescind the joint employer…

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Checking In On The PRO Act 

From JDSupra, Y. Rubi Bujanda and John Lomax Jr. provide an update on the status of the…