National Employment Law Project News

McDonald’s Workers Sue Over ‘Daily Risk of Violence’ From Customers

Current and former workers from 13 Illinois restaurants are suing McDonald’s Corp. for failing to adequately protect employees from customers who become violent. “McDonald’s breach of duty was the in-fact and proximate cause of plaintiffs’ injuries,” according to the complaint, …

ABC Test for Independent Contractor Status Applies Retroactively: Viewpoint

Last year, the California Supreme Court announced a new standard, known as the “ABC” test for determining whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor in wage and hour cases. (Dynamex Ops. W. Inc. v. Superior Court (2018) 4 …