Yelp Contributors’ FLSA Class Complaint Dismissed By California Federal Judge
Mealey's (August 18, 2015, 1:18 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Finding that a group of contributors to Yelp Inc.’s website were volunteers, not employees, a California federal judge on Aug. 13 granted Yelp’s motion to dismiss their putative class action alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (Lily Jeung, et al. v. Yelp Inc., No. 3:15-cv-02228, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 107427).
(Order available. Document #24-150820-010R.)
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