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Second Circuit Holds “Delivery Fee” Is Not a Gratuity for Delivery Drivers

USA - March 13 2020 In a 5-page summary order issued on March 5, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held in Belizaire v. Ahold U.S.A., Inc., No…

Erik D. Mass.

Second Circuit Rejects Proportionality Standard in FLSA Settlement Agreements When Determining Attorneys’ Fees

USA - February 18 2020 In a 29-page decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held in Fisher v. SD Protection Inc., No. 18-2504, that a district court had…

Jessica R. Schild.

New York Governor Vetoes Employee Wage Lien Bill

USA - January 10 2020 On December 31, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo vetoed the employee wage lien bill (colloquially referred to by its sponsors and supporters as the…

Jessica R. Schild.

New York State to End Subminimum Wage for Miscellaneous Industries

USA - January 7 2020 On December 31, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that he had directed the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) to eliminate the…

Jessica R. Schild.

New York City Legislation Protecting Gig Workers Heads to Mayor’s Desk

USA - November 23 2016 On October 27, 2016, the New York City Council passed legislation that would establish protections for freelance workers. "Establishing protections…

Hera S. Arsen.