Mealey's Labor & Employment - New Jersey Federal Judge Remands Class Suit Seeking Wages For Misclassified Drivers

NEWARK, N.J. - A complaint alleging that a class of truck drivers was misclassified as independent contractors rather than employees and seeking to recover wages for those workers belongs in state court, not federal court, a New Jersey federal judge ruled Feb. 11, adopting a magistrate judge's report and recommendation (Pedro Roberts, et al. v. Tribeca Automotive, et al., No. 18-8330, D. N.J., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21208).
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