NJ High Court Asked To Set Independent Contractor Test

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 6:25 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit asked New Jersey's highest court on Wednesday to weigh in on a delivery driver class action by designating a test for whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor under state labor laws, a development that could eventually decide whether New Jersey can collect payroll and other taxes on thousands of state workers.

The question, certified to the New Jersey Supreme Court, is related to a proposed class action brought by on-call delivery drivers who say Sleepy's LLC wrongfully classified them as...
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