Attorney Ravi Sattiraju of the Sattiraju & Tharney, LLP is representing James Kennedy II, who believes he and other real estate agents were misclassified by the Weichert real estate agency. Due to this misclassification, Weichert has allegedly wrongfully withheld or diverted wages in violation of the New Jersey Wages Payment Law.
July 2021 Update: New Jersey Appeals Court Ruling Affirms ABC Test Applies to Weichert Lawsuit
As reported in the New Jersey Law Journal, a recent ruling by an NJ appeals court held that the ABC test for determining whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor applies to a lawsuit concerning Weichert and plaintiff James Kennedy II, despite Weichert's claims to the contrary. Attorney Ravi Sattiraju "said the ruling could result in a finding that realtors are employees, rather than independent contractors."
February 2020 Update: New Jersey Realtors Cannot Intervene in lawsuit
As reported in the New Jersey Law Journal, an appellate panel refused a motion by the New Jersey Realtors to intervene in the lawsuit.
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