Randall Broughton v. Journal Sentinel, Inc., Case No. 15-CV-003096 (Milwaukee County Circuit Court).
This lawsuit was brought by Randall Broughton (“Plaintiff”) against Journal Sentinel, Inc. (“Defendant”) in Circuit Court for Milwaukee County, Wisconsin (Case No. 15-cv-0003097).
The Plaintiff alleges that newspaper carriers employed by the Journal are the Journal’s employees, and that the carrier contracts’ misclassifies the carriers as independent contractors. Because the newspaper carriers are employees, the Journal violated Wisconsin Statute §103.455. The Plaintiff further alleges that the Journal breached the terms of contracts with such carriers.