NCPA Files Misclassification Claim on behalf of California Student-Athletes

On February 8, 2022, the National College Players Association filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board alleging that the NCAA, along with certain universities, misclassified Division I football and basketball players as student-athletes rather than employees of the university, denying them their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.  

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Matco Tools Misclassification Suit Reaches $15.8 Million Settlement

On January 19, 2022, Plaintiff John Fleming requested preliminary approval of a $15,846,423 settlement on behalf of himself and a class of other current and former distributors of Matco Tools Corporation. The Settlement resolves allegations that Plaintiff and other class members were misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees, resulting in violations of California labor law.

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Ruling Forces Ridesharing Services to Reclassify Drivers as Employees in California

The future of ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, in California are very much in jeopardy as on Thursday, a California appeals court stated that the two companies must reclassify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors. The decision, which reaffirms a lower court’s ruling, gives Uber and Lyft 30 days to comply with the ruling, assuming they do not appeal the decision.

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Applying California’s ABC Test to Determine Employee Status

The assessment of whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee is a fact-intensive inquiry. Moreover, different tests apply depending on the law. Thus, while a worker may be classified as an independent contractor under federal tax law, the same worker may be classified as an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the federal law covering minimum wage and overtime.

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