This nationwide collective action lawsuit alleges that SB Nation Site Managers (also known as Managing Editors) were misclassified as independent contractors and should have been paid minimum wages and overtime pay.
If you are now or were within the past three (3) years employed by SB Nation as a Site Manager or Managing Editor and would like to learn more about how you can pursue your wage rights through this collective action, we would be happy to speak with you. Just give us a call at (215) 351-0614
Great news – Vox’s partial motion to dismiss was denied. All claims will proceed and we look forward to litigating this case. The opinion may be viewed here.
We filed our opposition to Vox’s Partial Motion to Dismiss arguing that there is extensive reason to believe that Vox’s misclassification of its Site Managers as independent contractors not subject to the protections of federal law, was done willfully. Our Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss may be viewed here and our Opposition to Judicial Notice may be viewed here.
Vox filed a Partial Motion to Dismiss alleging that the Plaintiffs’ allegations of willfulness were insufficient. Vox’s Motion may be viewed here. Plaintiffs strongly disagree with Vox’s arguments and look forward to filing their opposition arguments.
Today, we filed an Amended Complaint, adding Plaintiffs: Maija Varda, Site Manager of Twinkie Town, which covers the Minnesota Twins; and John Wakefield
Today we also filed a Motion for Conditional Certification requesting the Court to preliminarily certify this case as a nationwide collective action. The Motion may be viewed here and the Amended Complaint may be viewed here.
Today Site Manager Cheryl Bradley filed a nationwide collective action lawsuit under the Fair Labor Standards Act on behalf of all Site Managers and Managing Editors of SB Nation websites. Ms. Bradley alleges that she was paid $125 per month to manage SB Nation’s “Mile High Hockey” website, which provides coverage for the Colorado Avalanche. The Complaint may be viewed here.
On September 2, the Denver Post covered Ms. Bradley’s lawsuit here.