Late last month, the California Supreme Court handed down a decision involving a package delivery service that had classified its drivers as independent contractors. The decision was unanimous. The court set out clear guidelines for establishing when wage orders setting minimum wages will apply to workers, stating that, in order to classify a worker as […]
A #MeToo Moment for New Jersey Employers?
Late last year, Senator Loretta Weinberg, (D) Bergen County, introduced a bill that would (a) bar any provision in a settlement agreement that purports to waive a substantive or procedural right or remedy; and (b) prohibit the use of non-disclosure agreements in settlements of sexual harassment claims. That bill died in committee but was re-introduced […]