Intelliquick Delivery Drivers Arizona Settlement

Intelliquick is paying more than $5 million to settle a class and collective action alleging that it misclassified drivers and couriers as independent contractors, failing to accurately track their hours and making unlawful deductions from their pay. The complaint alleged that the company owes these employees additional wages or overtime, since they were actually regular  Read more

State Farm Misleading of Term Independent Contractor Agents Class Action

This class action is another case where a company has classified a worker as an independent contractor rather than an employee. However, in this case plaintiffs Jason Sheldon and Steven Hunsberger had to invest a significant amount of money. The plaintiffs were led to believe that they were starting their own businesses, but the complaint  Read more

Moore Advanced, NFI “Independent Contractors” CA Class Action

This is a California class action brought against a company for allegedly misclassifying employees as independent contractors, then not paying them overtime and not permitting them to have rest breaks and other things required by law. The defendants this time are Moore Advanced, Inc. and NFI, LP.   Read more

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KRH Misclassified Oil and Gas Well Workers FLSA Class Action

It seems to be common for companies to misclassify workers as independent contractors to avoid paying overtime and other expenses they’re required to shoulder with regular workers. The complaint for this class action alleges that KRH, Inc. regularly requires some workers to put in more than forty hours per week on the oil and gas  Read more

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Rockwater Energy Solutions No Overtime Pay FLSA Class Action

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), companies must pay employees overtime for all hours worked over forty each week, unless the workers are exempt from overtime pay under the law. The complaint for this class action alleges that Rockwater Energy Solutions, Inc. paid its oilfield workers a flat day rate and did not pay  Read more

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Lowe’s Installers Misclassified as Independent Contractors Class Action

During seventeen years of installing floors for Lowe’s Home Centers, Darin Viars has had neither the freedom of an independent contractor nor the benefits of an employee. The complaint for this class action alleges that Viars has been an employee all along because of the limiting rules and arrangements he has had to follow. A  Read more

Adult Club Dancers Wage and Hour Settlement

This settlement resolves two class actions alleging that dancers performing at certain adult clubs should have been treated as employees rather than owners and so did not receive proper pay and benefits. The complaint alleges that the clubs also failed to pay overtime, did not provide meal and rest periods, did not give dancers accurate,  Read more

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