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Virginia Governor Signs Executive Order Establishing Joint Task Force on Worker Misclassification and Payroll Fraud

Virginia employers may see more robust worker misclassification enforcement and enhanced cooperation between state agencies with respect to misclassification issues in the near future.  Following the lead of the federal government and other states, Governor Terry McAuliffe’s recent Executive Order, signed on August 14, 2014, calls for the establishment of an interagency task force on … Continue Reading

Interpreting Oracle, California Court Limits Application Of State Wage Laws Vis a Vis Out of State Employees

The California Supreme Court’s 2012 decision in Sullivan v. Oracle signaled, but did not conclusively rule, that no circumstances could support a California Labor Code claim by an employee working outside the State of California.  However, a new California federal court decision emphatically holds that the application of California’s Labor Code should end at the … Continue Reading

New York Federal Court Finds Corporate CEO Individually Liable For Unpaid Wages

In the latest installment in a long running dispute regarding compensation of certain mid-level managerial employees at the Gristede’s chain of New York-area grocery stores, federal Judge Paul Crotty ruled last week that Gristede’s corporate CEO, John Catsimatidis, is an individually liable “employer” under the FLSA and New York Labor Law. Torres, et al. v. Gristede’s … Continue Reading

New York Restaurant Litigation Continues…Claims A Casualty?

Despite the recent revised Hospitality Wage Order, the culmination of a multi-year process seeking to bring clarity to the at-times murky wage/hour regulations governing New York restaurants, litigation over these issues continues unabated. This phenomenon was ably remarked upon in a recent New York Times editorial by Zagat’s guide founder Nina Zagat. Now, the most recent installment … Continue Reading
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