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Knight Transportation “Independent Contractor” Drivers ERISA Class Action

Plaintiff Ronnie Stevenson works for Knight Transportation, Inc. as a truck driver. Knight insists he’s not an “employee” but an “independent contractor,” yet the complaint for this class action alleges that the only difference between Knight’s “employee” truck drivers and its “independent contractor” truck drivers is that the employees receive benefits and the others do  Read more

XPO Logistics Misclassification of Truck Drivers Investigation

Are you a truck driver for XPO Logistics who is classified as an independent contractor, when you’re actually an employee? In June, port and rail drivers working for an XPO Logistics company, XPO Cartage, went on strike, to protest the misclassification and “retaliation, harassment, and intimidation” because they had filed claims against the company for  Read more

Drilling Fluids Engineer Misclassification and Unpaid Overtime Class Action

A common problem in employment cases is the misclassification of full-time employees as “consultants” in order to avoid giving them overtime pay or other requirements of employment law. That’s what the complaint for this class action alleges about the employment of plaintiffs Joshua Serrette and Timothy Hemphill, who worked for the defendants as “mud engineers,”  Read more

California Lyft Driver Employment Classification Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Lyft improperly classified drivers who gave rides in California as independent contractors rather than employees and that as a result of this classification, Lyft violated various laws and regulations.  Read more

Silver Reign Dancers Independent Contractor Class Action Settlement

The plaintiff in this lawsuit alleges that Silver Reign incorrectly identified employees as independent contractors resulting in denied wages and overtime, reimbursement of uniform costs, and breaks for meals.  Read more

Kaplan Fair Labor Standards Act Violation Settlement

Plaintiffs allege that Kaplan violated FLSA and Illinois law by classifying Head Student Representatives as independent contractors and therefore failing to pay minimum wage.  Read more

Reuters Misclassification Journalists As Independent Contractors Class Action Lawsuit

This lawsuit alleges that Reuters failed to pay its editors, journalists, photographers and writers overtime pay as employees but rather misclassified these workers as independent contractors.  Read more

Uber Drivers Lawsuits

This lawsuit alleges that Uber misclassified its drivers as independent contractors when in fact Uber should have classified the drivers as employees.  Read more

Lowes Installers Misclassification Class Action Lawsuit

This lawsuit alleges that Lowe's violated state employment laws by classifying installers as independent contractors when in fact they should have been classified as employees and therefore paid overtime for all hours worked per week over 40.  Read more