Nicholas & Tomasevic Secures Nearly $16 Million Settlement for Misclassified “Independent Contractors” Working as Franchisees

After three hard fought years of litigation, Nicholas & Tomasevic secured a near-$16 million settlement on behalf of a certified class of Matco Tools Franchisees who were classified as independent contractors and not provided with the usual protections employees receive under California law like reimbursements for business expenses, overtime, and wage statements. Under the [...]