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Williams v. Jani King of Philadelphia Inc., 15-2049

In a putative class action employment dispute involving the world’s largest commercial cleaning franchisor, classifies its franchisees as independent contractors, brought by two franchisees asserting that they are misclassified and should be treated as employees, the District Court's grant of plaintiffs' motion for class certification is affirmed where the claims in this case are susceptible to class-wide determination and the District Court did not abuse its discretion by certifying the class.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/09/21

Judges

  • FISHER

Court

  • United States Third Circuit

Counsel