David Barron, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, discusses Kesha's recent lawsuit on SHRM.com. Kesha is embroiled in litigation against producer Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald, trying to get out of a recording contract because of alleged sexual, physical, verbal and emotional abuse by the producer. “Kesha has a recording contract, which is different from an employment agreement,” agreed David. “As a personal services contract, it is difficult for Kesha to avoid performance of her commitment to make songs with Dr. Luke, whereas most employment contracts allow an employee to resign.”
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