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Models who say they were misclassified as contractors win class certification 

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From Reuters, Brendan Pierson reports that models suing model agencies were certified for class actions alleging that the models were misclassified as independent contractors. Brendan writes:

Two major modeling agencies must face class action claims accusing them of misclassifying models as independent contractors, a New York judge has ruled.

Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Peter Sherwood on Friday certified class actions accusing Dallas-based Wilhelmina Models Inc and New York-based Next Management LLC of violating New York’s labor law.

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Source: Models who say they were misclassified as contractors win class certification – Reuters

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