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Is the path to Unionized Gig Workers Paved through Credit Card Gratuities?

by Fisher Phillips on

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. This mantra holds true for California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher. In February 2017, Gonzalez Fletcher introduced Assembly Bill 1099 – appropriately named for the IRS...more

Employers Must Comply with DOL's Updated Posting Requirements

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The Department of Labor (DOL) issued on July 27, 2016, regulations that require covered employers to update their Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Minimum Wage posters and their federal Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)...more

California Federal District Court Certifies Class of 160,000 Uber Drivers

In O’Connor v. Uber Technologies, Inc. (Filed 09/01/2015, No. C-13-3826 EMC), the United States District Court, Northern District of California, certified a class of approximately 160,000 current and former drivers of Uber in...more

Why Did Uber Lose In Court Today? And How It Can Still Avoid Future Misclassification Liability

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

Today was not a good day for Uber. It suffered its second setback from the federal district court judge hearing the independent contractor misclassification class action case brought by Uber drivers against the giant...more

Exotic Dancers Are Employees, Not Independent Contractors, Kansas Supreme Court Rules

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

In Milano’s v. Kansas Department of Labor, the Kansas Supreme Court determined that exotic dancers were employees, not independent contractors, for purposes of unemployment insurance....more

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