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DOL Memo Provides Script For FLSA Collective Actions Alleging Independent Contractor Misclassification
The all-time best The Far Side cartoon (based on an unscientific survey, sample size of me) is the one with two deer standing in the forest, one with a red circular target imprinted on its chest.
United States
20 Jul 2015
Unpaid Internships Given New Life By The Second Circuit
In 2011, three students who were trying to break into the film industry landed unpaid internships with Fox.
United States
8 Jul 2015
FedEx To Pay $228 Million In Independent Contractor Misclassification Settlement
This $228 million compromise, which has not yet been approved by the district court, will be among the largest misclassification settlements ever, if not the largest ever.
United States
17 Jun 2015
Supreme Court Refs Call Foul On EEOC, NBA Playoff Edition
The heads of officiating at the Supreme Court called a technical foul on the EEOC for being too Cavalier about its obligation to conciliate before lacing up its Converse All-Stars and heading to court.
United States
1 May 2015
No Tag-Backs! Employee Is Entitled to FMLA Coverage, Even Though Not Eligible
The playground game of tag has been played since at least the Cretaceous Period, with efforts by paleontologists to verify earlier origins of the game inconclusive to date.
United States
17 Feb 2015
U.S. Open Umpires And Linesmen Are Independent Contractors, Court Rules
In an opinion that disappointingly failed to take advantage of countless pun opportunities, a federal judge in New York otherwise got it right, ruling that the United States Tennis Association properly classified U.S. Open tennis officials as independent contractors, not employees.
United States
4 Oct 2014
Ninth Circuit Reverses District Court, Rules FedEx Drivers in California and Oregon are Employees
Last week the Ninth Circuit issued a pair of decisions in the nearly-decade long misclassification dispute between FedEx and its drivers.
United States
10 Sep 2014
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10 Jul 2014
United States
27 Jun 2014
Employee Accepted Arbitration Offer When She Continued To Work, Sixth Circuit Rules
In a Halloween treat for employers, the Sixth Circuit ruled this morning that an employee had contractually agreed to arbitrate any employment disputes, by continuing her employment after having been notified of the employer’s mandatory arbitration program.
United States
7 Nov 2013
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