Misclassified independent contractors for a Utah alcohol control agency have alleged they are owed significant wages. In a recently filed collective action lawsuit, these workers claimed that the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control failed to correctly compensate them for overtime hours worked. The collectiveaction lawsuit was filed by 13 former and current workers in federal court and is seeking $8 million in damages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).
According to the filed complaint, these workers or package agents should have been considered employees of the company but were instead misclassified independent contractors. The agency holds an extensive amount of ...Continue Reading →