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Jurisdiction — Special Magistrate For County’s Office Of Human Rights Lacked Subject-matter Jurisdiction To Conduct Conciliation Proceedings Under County’s Wage

Dec 07th, 2019 in News by admin

Jurisdiction — Special magistrate for county’s office of human rights lacked subject-matter jurisdiction to conduct conciliation proceedings under county’s wage and theft recovery ordinance to resolve complex business dispute between two professional organizations arising out of physician’s employment agreement — Ordinance permitted an employee owed more than $60 in unpaid wages to file complaint with OHR and defined “employee” as a natural person, and the professional association to which money was allegedly owed did not fall within this definition