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Spotting Wage Violations: What Are Signs That Your Employer May Be Breaking the Law?

In today’s complex employment landscape, identifying wage law violations is crucial for maintaining fair treatment and ensuring lawful compensation. Unfortunately, wage theft occurs more frequently than many realize, affecting employees in many different positions and industries. Recognizing these illegal practices is essential not only for securing owed wages but also for upholding worker rights. At Miller Shah LLP, we are committed to helping employees navigate these challenges and receive the…

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Can I Be Legally Protected From Retaliation if I Report Workplace Discrimination?

Understanding your rights and how to exercise them is critical to employees navigating today's professional environment. Fortunately, there are laws and organizations, like the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), designed to prevent employment discrimination and retaliation against those who speak out against it. However, understanding these protections can be difficult. The knowledgeable attorneys at Miller Shah LLP are dedicated to protecting whistleblowers who report discrimination in the workplace from retaliatory…

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What Constitutes a Hostile Work Environment?

Maintaining a respectful and inclusive work environment is not only a moral obligation but also a legal requirement. However, instances of discrimination and harassment persist, undermining the integrity and productivity of the workplace. Understanding the legal concept of a hostile work environment and its significance in cases of workplace discrimination or harassment can offer guidance to employees experiencing these challenging situations. The Essence of a Hostile Work Environment A hostile…

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Third Circuit Upholds Class Certification In Sleepy’s Drivers Wage Suit

On June 12, 2023, The Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the 2022 decision of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey to certify a class of drivers in a wage and hour suit against Sleepy’s LLC (“Defendant” or “Sleepy’s” or the “Company”), rejecting Sleepy’s argument that drivers’ misclassification claims require individualized inquiry to determine whether each class member was an employee or an independent contractor. The Third…

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Ninth Circuit Victory for California Workers Against Uber and Postmates

On March 17, 2023, a panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals delivered the latest in a series of decisions on California Assembly Bill 5 (“A.B. 5”), ruling that the United States District Court for the Central District of California had erred in dismissing equal protection claims filed by Uber Technologies, Inc. and Postmates, Inc. (together, “Plaintiffs”) against the State of California and the California Attorney General (together, “Defendants”).…

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Rover Workers Score $18 Million Deal Over Misclassification Claims

On February 8, 2023, A Place for Rover, Inc. (“Rover” or the “Company”) agreed to pay $18 million to resolve allegations that the Company unlawfully misclassified its hourly workers as independent contractors in order to skirt certain minimum wage and benefit laws. Rover is an app-based platform where users can connect with and book dog sitters or walkers. The Rover app includes dog boarding, dog walking, house sitting and doggy…

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FTC Proposes Ban on Employment-Related Non-Compete Clauses

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) unveiled a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) that would ban virtually all employment-related non-compete agreements (“NCAs”) on the ground that such agreements are an “unfair method of competition,” thereby violating Section 5 of the FTC Act. Non-compete agreements are clauses in employment contracts that prohibit employees from working for competing companies for a defined period following the employee’s departure from the contracting…

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FLSA: Ninth Circuit Holds L.A. Homecare Workers are Eligible for Overtime Compensation  

On November 4, 2022, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that for the purposes of the Fair Labor Stands Act (“FLSA”), Los Angeles County (the “County”) qualifies as a joint employer of In-Home Supportive Services (“IHSS”) providers and is therefore liable for failing to pay overtime compensation, partially reversing the Central District of California’s summary judgment order in favor of the…

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Twitter to Face Class Action Lawsuit Over Unlawful Firings

On November 3, 2022, Emmanuel Cornet, Justine De Caires, Grae Kindel, Alexis Camacho, and Jessica Pan (collectively, “Plaintiffs”), individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a Class Action Complaint against Defendant Twitter, Inc. (“Twitter”), in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Plaintiffs, all of whom are former employees of Twitter, allege that the company violated and will further violate the federal Worker…

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Miller Shah LLP Secures Preliminary Approval of $12.5 Million Settlement in Universal ERISA Class Action

On October 31, 2022, United States District Judge Mark Kearney of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania approved a $12.5 million settlement of class action claims alleging that Universal Health Services, Inc. (“Universal” or the “Company”) mismanaged its defined contribution retirement plan (the “Plan”). Plaintiffs, former Universal employees Mary Boley, Kandie Sutter, and Phyllis Johnson (collectively, “Plaintiffs”) specifically alleged that the Company mismanaged the Plan by incorporating excessive fees and risky,…

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