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NJ Law Covers Truckers' Misclassification Suit, Judge Says

Law360 (June 11, 2018, 7:40 PM EDT) -- A federal judge ruled Monday that New Jersey law governs a group of Pennsylvania and Rhode Island truckers’ proposed class action alleging National Freight Inc. misclassified them as independent contractors and made illegal wage deductions, saying the claims, parties and relationships under dispute are most connected to the Garden State.

U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle issued a 41-page ruling clearing up a choice-of-law dispute in a misclassification class action involving a group of drivers who are primarily based in Pennsylvania or Rhode Island but made...
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Case Title

PORTILLO et al v. NATIONAL FREIGHT, INC. et al


Case Number

1:15-cv-07908

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Jerome B. Simandle

Date Filed

November 5, 2015

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