Uber Faces Legal Battle Over Overtime Pay

One of the biggest vulnerabilities that a worker faces is the possibility that their employer might classify them as an independent contractor instead of an employee. Though there are certainly advantages to being an independent contractor if that is the way a person wants to work, when a worker thinks of himself as an employee…
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Week ending 9/1/17: McClain v. Board of Review

Alan Schorr’s Case of The Week ending September 1, 2017 McClain v. Board of Review, 2017 N.J. Super. LEXIS (App. Div. August 29, 2017) (unpublished) The unemployment “black hole” just closed a little more, thanks to an important published decision by the New Jersey Appellate Division this week. The decision means that workers who quit…
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Week Ending 8/18/17: EEOC v. Macy’s

Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 18, 2017 EEOC v. Macy's, Dkt. 17-cv-5959, filed August 16, 2017, Northern District of Illinois. This week, the EEOC had a flurry of activity including a $10.25 million settlement of a harassment suit against Ford and several lawsuits alleging various race, national origin and disability…
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Week Ending 8/11/17: Dugan v. Best Buy

Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 11, 2017 Dugan v. Best Buy, 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2053 (N.J. App. Div. (Unpublished) August 11, 2017) The Appellate Division continued a line of New Jersey cases refusing to enforce arbitration agreements that do not clearly and unambiguously evidence the employee's assent to…
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