Freight Co. Must Face Truck Driver's Wage Suit, NJ Court Says
Law360 (October 29, 2018, 10:03 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey state appeals court revived a truck driver's proposed class action Monday alleging Interglobo North America Inc. shorted him overtime pay, remanding the case to the lower court to determine if he's an independent contractor, which would exempt him from wage law protections, or an employee entitled to those protections.
The two-judge panel found that the Hudson County Superior Court judge who tossed Raymond Veras' complaint considered only the contract between Veras' company and Interglobo, and failed to analyze the "totality of the circumstances" as required by the state's high court case law related to New Jersey's Wage and...
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