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Living Wage Backers Storm City Hall in New York

May 13, 2011
The bill, which would compel employers at projects that receive $100,000 or more in city subsidies to pay workers $10 an hour plus benefits or $11.50 without benefits, was expected to draw passionate testimony from supporters and opponents.
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Appeals Court Ruling on OT Pay to Sales Reps Stands

March 2, 2011
The 2nd Circuit Court’s July 2010 ruling stands because the Supreme Court decided not to hear the case. It affects about 2,500 current and former sales representatives employed by Novartis who are suing for unpaid overtime.
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FedEx to Pay $2.3 Million Over Independent Contractors

October 21, 2010
The settlement follows a yearlong investigation by Montana that found FedEx Ground drivers are employees, not independent contractors, and that FedEx owed unemployment taxes, penalties and interest, according to the attorney general’s office.
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