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Should Dancers Be Considered Independent Contractors? Experts Weigh In
By stephen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Dancer Rights on Monday, January 25, 2021.
Labor disputes commonly arise out of the gig industry. Especially within the last year, the economic disaster relief legislation passed by the federal government highlighted the financial implications of how workers should be classified. In the entertainment industry, dancers are often hired as independent contractors, as club owners prefer their talent to classify …
Recognizing Age Discrimination In The Workplace
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Thursday, December 19, 2019.
Prejudice comes in all different forms. For most, discrimination based on race and gender are among the most common that come to mind. However, there are a number of ways people can experience the adverse and unjust effects of discrimination based on physical appearance or a number of other variables. Race, gender, sexual …
What Employees Are Qualified for Disability Leave?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Tuesday, December 17, 2019.
When an employee is unable to work as the result of injury or impairment, they may be qualified for disability leave. Disability leave may be granted on a short- or long-term basis, depending on the nature of the injury or impairment and the needs of the employee. These employees are protected by the …
Can Your Employer Delay Your Paycheck If You Submit Your Timesheet Late?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Monday, December 16, 2019.
As an employer, there are more tasks and to-dos to keep a business running and successful than anyone may want to think about or realize. Even the most well-organized business will have its weak points, and a successful business identifies those weak points and adjusts to accommodate them. One of the most important …
John Kristensen, Who Obtained A Million Dollar Settlement From Spearmint Rhino, Pursuing Employment Claims For Dancers For Wage Theft
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Friday, June 14, 2019.
Attorney John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP was responsible for securing a $1,050,000 settlement in a case against Spearmint Rhino and one of its managers. The claims in the lawsuit included challenging the gentlemen club’s argument that the plaintiff, an exotic dancer, was not an employee. At the time, the club used the frivolous …