Many times, plaintiff lawyers will try to file FLSA class actions as nationwide lawsuits so the size of the class and potential recovery can be magnified geometrically.  Well, that just
Continue Reading Nationwide FLSA Class Action Fails Because Out-of-State Plaintiffs Are Not Sufficiently Connected to State Where Lawsuit Filed: A New Defendant Strategy Pays Off!

The issue of whether athletic referees are independent contractors has surfaced a few times in the last few years. Here, in Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (the PIAA) that
Continue Reading Referees Settle Independent Contractor FLSA Action: No “Penalty” for Either Side

The retail industry is notoriously prone to FLSA collective action misclassification lawsuits because there are many levels of management, especially so-called lower management, where the employees may/may not discharge actual/true
Continue Reading Another Retail Industry FLSA Collective Action On Misclassification Settles: What Employers Should Do To Be Proactive

New Jersey Silhouette in Rubber Stamp StyleThe issue of who is and who is not an independent contractor has exploded on the legal scene in recent years. Many agencies are honing in on this topic and
Continue Reading Interagency Coordination Between NJDOL And USDOL: Like Petula Clark Sang, Is This A “Sign Of The Times?”