Volunteer Lawsuit Support Articles (IFEA Summer 2017)
The May I Help You volunteer management (IFEA Summer 2017) article outlines recent legal disputes related to volunteer management practices. The following articles provide additional resource information on these lawsuits. TRS does not provide legal or labor guidance, we simply provide awareness of key issues and access to additional information. If you believe your organization is at risk please secure the services of an attorney or labor expert.
http://www.wizardslawsuit.com/ (Wizards of the Coast)
http://www.runnersworld.com/races/race-volunteers-lawsuit-against-competitor-group-will-go-forward (Competitor Group Inc., also American Cancer Association)
http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/6070088/update-live-nation-insomniac-targeted-in-volunteer (Live Nation and Insomniac Events)
https://www.gomn.com/news/10000-volunteers-needed-for-super-bowl-lii-so-should-they-be-paid/ (2018 Minneapolis Super Bowl)
https://www.google.com/amp/www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/transportation-museum-sued-in-st-louis-county-over-volunteer-s/article_a20811e9-782c-599b-a223-988c3c2c3c87.amp.html (St. Louis Museum of Transportation: volunteer killed)