TForce Drivers Misclassification Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action alleging that TForce Final Mile West, LLC and Dynamex Operations West, Inc. misclassified their drivers as independent contractors when they should have been considered employees. The complaint alleged that, as independent contractors, the drivers did not get employee rights and benefits, such as minimum wage and overtime pay, off-duty  Read more

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Experior Logistics Misclassification of Drivers Settlement

A settlement of $1.5 million is set to resolve this class action against Polmax Logistitcs, LLC (which does business as Experior Logistics), Polmax Fleet, LLC, Polmax, LLC (which does business as Experior Transport), Forbes Air Cargo, Inc. (which does business as Experior Global), and Lynx Management, Inc. The complaint alleged that Polmax and the other  Read more

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LGCY Power California Labor Law Settlement

LGCY Power, LLC is paying $3.82 million to settle a class action alleging that it violated California labor laws. The complaint presented a long list of allegations, including that some employees were misclassified as independent contractors; that some employees were not paid for training time or non-sales work; that the company failed to pay overtime;  Read more

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VIPKid Misclassification of Teachers Settlement

This settlement resolves an employment class action against VIPKids International, Inc., which does business as VIPKid. The complaint alleged that teachers were willfully misclassified as independent contractors, that they were not paid proper minimum wages and overtime, did not get proper meal and rest breaks, were not given itemized wage statements, and so on. A  Read more

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Leonardo Trucking Driver Status and Lease Agreements Class Action

What makes a trucker an independent contractor rather than an employee? And how should truckers’ lease agreements work? The complaint for this class action brings suit against Leonardo Transportation, Inc., Bella Villa Trucking, Inc., and their owner, Dragan Gjurovski, on behalf of a plaintiff-trucker, making claims under both the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act  Read more

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Uber Drivers Misclassification of Drivers and Unpaid Expenses Settlement

Uber Technologies, Inc. is resolving two class actions alleging it misclassified drivers and deliverers as independent contractors when they were in reality employees. The complaint also alleged that, because the workers were misclassified, Uber should also have reimbursed them for vehicle-related and phone expenses and should have provided them with accurate, itemized wage statements.  Read more

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Schmidt Baking Distributors Misclassification Maryland Class Action

When are workers independent contractors and when do they qualify as employees? The line is not hard and fast, but the complaint for this class action alleges that distributors for Schmidt Baking Company, Inc. and Schmidt Baking Distribution, LLC misclassify the workers who distribute Schmidt’s products to the stores where they are sold, in violation  Read more

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Postmates Couriers California Settlement

Postmates, Inc. has agreed to a $32 million settlement alleging it misclassified certain of its couriers as independent contractors when they should have been classified as employees. The complaint alleged that Postmates has violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as well as California labor laws, by failing to reimburse couriers for expenses and failing  Read more

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Doordash Drivers Misclassification Settlement

Doordash, Inc. is paying $100 million to settle several class actions alleging it misclassified drivers as independent contractors. The drivers are primarily seeking reimbursement of business expenses, which they claim is required under California and Massachusetts laws, but they have also alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state labor laws on  Read more

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Northern Gentlemen’s Club Exotic Dancers Settlement

Ferny Properties, LLC operates the Northern Gentlemen’s Club, which has now entered into a settlement with its exotic dancers or entertainers. The complaint for the class action against the club alleged that it misclassified the dancers as non-employees, that it did not pay them minimum wages or other compensation required under the laws of North  Read more

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