October 27, 2020

The hidden dangers of ‘Uberizing’ your workforce

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By Salvador P. Simao and Joanna S. Rich, From Corporate Counsel Technology is changing how, when and where we work. With these changes come shifting attitudes in how workers view their relationship with employers. The “on-demand” economy purports to bridge this gap, giving workers flexibility to choose when to work and connecting employers with available […]

US firms brace for Joint Employment Liability

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By Marlisse Silver Sweeney and Jan Wolfe, From Corporate Counsel Experts agree: the Department of Labor’s recent reinterpretation of “joint employment” is sure to mean increased liability for employers. In case you missed the news, on Jan. 20 the administrator of the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division, David Weil, release a so-called administrator’s interpretation that outlined […]

Interns fight ICM Partners’ “Premature” attempt to toss their class action lawsuit

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By Dominic Patten from Deadline Two weeks after ICM Partners sought to have the potential class-action lawsuit by two former interns dismissed, Kimberly Behzadi and J**** R******* have hit back. “The Court should deny Defendant International Creative Management Partners LLC’s motion to dismiss the Fair Labor Standards Act claims of Plaintiff J**** R******** because the motion […]