Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update (Week of October 31, 2011)

Lessons on Documenting Reasons for a Termination Written by: Ryan N. Parsons In Weaver v. Netflix, Inc. [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ], a federal trial court rejected an Oregon employer's argument that it terminated an employee for performance...

Pennsylvania Ups the Ante on Employee Misclassification

by Martin J. Saunders Proper classification of workers as employees or independent contractors is an issue which frequently confronts employers. Failure to properly classify a worker can result in the employer being liable for the worker's portion of income and payroll taxes which the employer...