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Yelp reviewers declare themselves ‘unpaid employees’ and launch class action lawsuit

Yelp Reviewers Launch Class Action Lawsuit Claiming They’re ‘Unpaid Employees’ (via Techdirt) Remember when a Huffington Post volunteer writer named Jonathan Tasini sued the company for not paying him, even though he had volunteered to occasionally contribute stories? That lawsuit went nowhere fast, but it appears that others are now…

Judge doubtful of $105 million Huffington Post blogger lawsuit

A New York federal judge expressed skepticism on Friday about a $105 million class action that unpaid Huffington Post bloggers brought against the website after it was sold to AOL, according to Law360. The class action claimed the Huffington Post had been unjustly enriched by content that others produced for…