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Florida Businesses Required to Report Independent Contractor Hires Effective 1 October 2021

From JDSupra, April Boyer and Rio Gonzalez discuss a new Florida requirement that companies report when an…

Posted in Misclassification

IRS reminds business owners to correctly identify workers as employees or independent contractors 

From the Internal Revenue Service: WASHINGTON — During National Small Business Week, the Internal Revenue Service reminds business…

Posted in Arbitration California

Ninth Circuit Vacates Preliminary Injunction Against Enforcement of Mandatory Employment Arbitration Agreement Ban 

From JDSupra, Amy Patton and Tyler Runge discuss the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision that AB51,…

Posted in Arbitration California

The Arbitration Whipsaw Continues – Court Reinstates Portions of California Prohibition of Mandatory Arbitration Agreements 

From JDSupra, Benjamin Ebbink and Phillip Simpler discuss a recent case in which California’s s statute, AB51,…

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Countries around the world advancing benefits and protections for gig workers

From The Strait Times, Eileen Ng discusses changes to the gig economy model that are taking place…

Posted in Freelancing

Steps To Starting Your Own LLC

Please include attribution to LegalZoom.com with this graphic. Feeling ready to open your own business, but not…

Posted in California

7-Eleven Beats Franchisees’ Claims That They Were Misclassified as Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a California case that said that 7-Eleven franchisees were properly classified as…

Posted in Wisconsin

Uber, DoorDash want lawmakers to guarantee their drivers aren’t employees

From the Wisconsin Examiner, Erik Gunn discusses proposed legislation that would allow gig workers to be independent…

Posted in North Carolina

Court: Stokes County School Board not liable for disabled student’s sexual assault by van driver.

From the Winston-Salem Journal, Michael Hewlett discusses a case in which a school board was not liable…

Posted in Canada

Uber Canada calls for flexible benefits fund for independent contractors on work services platforms

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that Uber Canada proposes benefits for gig workers: Uber Technologies Inc.’s Canadian…

Posted in Minnesota

Worker Classification: A Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet

From Lexology, Jennifer R. Pusch discusses the analysis of the determination as to whether a worker is…

Posted in Massachusetts

MA AG’s Office Certifies 17 Initiative Petitions including Petition to make App-Based Drivers Independent Contractors

From Massachusetts Attorney General Maury Healey’s office: BOSTON — After a thorough review of 30 initiative petitions submitted by…