Can "Misclassified" Workers Sue Third-Party Employers For Wage & Hour Violations? A Massachusetts Federal Court Says "Yes"
No, there is not a typo in the title. And yes, a recent decision from the United States District Court of Massachusetts suggests that a company that did not actually employ the plaintiff might be liable for the plaintiff's employer's federal and state wage and hour violations. (Green v. Parts Distribution Xpress, Inc., et al.)