H&R Block Says Tax Pros Aren't 'Employees' During Training

Law360, New York (September 6, 2013, 7:39 PM EDT) -- H&R Block Inc. on Friday urged the Eighth Circuit to uphold the dismissal of a class action accusing it of illegally refusing to pay tax professionals for training time, saying the workers are not employees of the firm during the training.

The accounting giant filed a brief with the appeals court maintaining that a Missouri federal judge got it right when he granted their motion for summary judgment in the consolidated class action over the training course it requires employees to take after tax season ends...
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Case Information

Case Title

Barbara Petroski, et al v. H&R Block Enterprises, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 8th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3710 Fair Labor Standards

Date Filed

May 16, 2013

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