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On-demand work force: Time for a new classification? (access required)

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Contingent workers, more recently called on-demand workers or even micro-entrepreneurs, are a growing force in the labor market. These workers are relied upon almost entirely by app-based companies operating in the sharing economy, like industry giant Uber. However, these companies ...

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Fire Captains Exempt from Overtime Pay (access required)

Captains in the Henrico County Fire Department are exempt executives not eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act; a Richmond U.S. District Court adopts a magistrate judge’s recommendation to grant summary judgment to defendant county. Plaintiffs argue ...

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Bowman Claim Dismissal Subject to Conditions (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging she was terminated by defendant Specialized Youth Services of Virginia Inc., in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Virginia public policy, the Harrisonburg U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge recommends allowing plaintiff to voluntarily dismiss ...

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