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Pennsylvania Labor Department Issues Notices and Complaint Forms Under Construction Workplace Misclassification Act

The Pennsylvania Construction Workplace Misclassification Act was signed into law on October 13, 2010.  Also called House Bill 400 and Act 72 of 2010, the new law went into effect on February 10, 2011. Earlier this month, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and … Continue reading

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Independent Contractor Misclassification Ruling in Favor of FedEx Ground Confirms Critical Role of IC Agreements and Policies and Procedures in Class Action Litigation

Last month, the federal district court judge assigned to handle dozens of state law class action claims brought around the country against FedEx Ground by its drivers, who have claimed they are “employees” misclassified as independent contractors (ICs), issued a comprehensive ruling covering 42 … Continue reading

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Truck Delivery Firm Pays Out $2.25 Million to Settle Two Class Action Misclassification Cases

3P Delivery, Inc. provides delivery services for major retailers.  It has historically classified its drivers as independent contractors and not employees. 3P Delivery was sued in 2008 by two drivers in Oregon and two drivers in Washington for misclassification, claiming … Continue reading

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Yet Another Class Action Certified in a Misclassification Case: Adult Dancers Claim They Are Not Independent Contractors But Rather Employees Deprived of Overtime

Yesterday a federal court in Manhattan granted a motion for class action certification to a group of  adult dancers who have worked at the Penthouse Executive Club in New York City.  They alleged, among other things, that the Club violated … Continue reading

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Update: New York’s Construction Industry Misclassification Law Takes Effect Today; Ends Lawful Use of Many Independent Contractors and Requires Posting of Government Notice

The New York Construction Industry Fair Play Act goes into effect today, as previously noted in a detailed posting on this site  and in an article published in the New York Law Journal by a publisher of this blog.  From … Continue reading

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