Maine Bakery's Independent Contractors Seek to Become Employees
On February 1, the Portland Press Herald published an article that covered a recent lawsuit, "Maine Bakery Drivers' Lawsuit Will Become Class Action." Drivers for the bakery are seeking to be classified as employees rather than independent contractors in order to receive benefits. Verrill Dana's labor and employment attorney Rob Brooks explained how determining the difference between an employee and independent contractor can be difficult since the standards have changed in recent years and are developed by agencies that "tend to shift back and forth."
To read the full article, visit PressHerald.com.