Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

Papa John's Franchise Ordered to Pay $800,000 in Wage Theft Case

Posted by on Wed, Jul 15, 2015 @ 15:07 PM
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Topics: Misclassification

FedEx Ground to pay $228 million to settle driver classification claims in California

Posted by on Wed, Jun 17, 2015 @ 15:06 PM

Drivers argued they were company employees, not independent contractors.

The ground delivery unit of FedEx Corp. has tentatively agreed to pay $228 million to settle claims by about 2,300 drivers in California that the company improperly classified them as independent contractors and not company employees while they drove for the unit from 2000 to 2007.
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Topics: Misclassification

Investigations find Utah construction workers underpaid by nearly $2 million

Posted by on Wed, Jun 10, 2015 @ 12:06 PM

 SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) For construction workers, every dollar is hard-earned. Harder still is accepting that their employers cheated them out of earned wages by violating their rights. With the help of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, more than 2,700 Utah construction workers are getting the wages they deserve.

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Topics: Labor Unions, Construction Jobs, Misclassification, Construction

Labor Department to Increasingly Scrutinize Employers in 2015

Posted by on Wed, May 20, 2015 @ 16:05 PM

 

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Topics: AFL-CIO, Misclassification, Department of Labor

Successful investigation into worker misclassification is victory for Utahns

Posted by on Fri, May 15, 2015 @ 11:05 AM

By David Weil

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Misclassification, Construction

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