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Posted in: February, 2019

Ride-share drivers to receive minimum wage in NYC

Thanks to a new set of rules recently passed in New York City, drivers for ride-hailing applications like Uber and Lyft are about to be guaranteed a minimum hourly wage. The new rule, passed by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, mandates a wage floor of $17.22 per hour after expenses—or $26.51 per […]

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Employment law considerations: Are interns entitled to minimum wages and overtime?

Internships are a rite of passage for many who want to gain experience and make valuable connections. If interns are paid, the internship typically functions like an entry-level position with an expiration date. However, it can get a trickier for companies that hire unpaid interns, since different rules apply. In the past, the Department of […]

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Federal Judge rules on driver pay for “hours worked”

In January, Timothy L. Brooks, a federal judge in the Western District of Arkansas, doubled down on his October 19th Memorandum Opinion in the case of Browne v. P.A.M. Transport, Inc., in which he stated that the Defendant, P.A.M Transport, Inc., was required to ensure all of its drivers were paid at least minimum wage under the […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Truck Drivers on Arbitration Issue

In a previous article, we updated you on New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira, a case that was argued before the United States Supreme Court on October 3, 2018. Generally, this case concerned how the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) applies to independent contractor agreements in the transportation industry. On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, the Supreme Court […]

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