- Report: #308843
Report - Rebuttal - Arbitrate
Complaint Review: Velocity Express Corporation - Velocity Express Leasing - Velocity Express
Velocity Express Corporation - Velocity Express Leasing - Velocity Express1 Morningside Drive North,Suite 300 Westport, Connecticut U.S.A.
Velocity Express - Velocity Express Corporation - Velocity Express Leasing misclassified employees as independent contractors denied benefits; made improper deductions and overcharged for costs Westport Connecticut
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Double dipping & verbal promises with no value
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Velocity Express Corporation -OVERCHARGE independent contractors (DRIVERS)ON THEIR WEEKLY DEDUCTIONS and LAST PAY CHECK
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The case is:
JAMES CHARLES, HAROLD SMITH
and GARY KETCHUM, on Behalf of Themselves
and Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiffs,
VELOCITY EXPRESS CORPORATION,
VELOCITY EXPRESS LEASING, INC.,
VELOCITY EXPRESS, INC, and All Other
Subsidiaries or Successors,
The claims are:
A request for a declaration that the individuals were employees; and (ii) rescission of the Independent Contractor Agreement for Transportation Services; (iii) the return of sums unlawfully deducted or withheld from their wages in violation of New York State Labor Law 193(1); (iv) the return or reimbursement of funds which Plaintiffs were required to pay by separate transaction in violation of New York State Labor Law 193(2) and similar laws of other states; (v) all damages authorized by New York State Labor Law 191, 195, 197, and 198, and damages authorized by similar laws in other states; (vi) all damages afforded to the Plaintiffs due to the violation of ERISA 3(7) and 29 U.S.C. 1002(7) by the Defendants; and (vii) all damages afforded to the Plaintiffs due to the violation of FMLA, 29 U.S.C. Chapter 28 by the Defendants.
Rochester, New York
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