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Posted in Georgia

New Georgia Employment Laws Change Definition of Employment, Restrict Local Laws Regulating Work Hours

From JDSupra, Justin Barnes and Saira Shakir discuss a new law that changes the definition of employment…

Posted in Misclassification

What Businesses Need to Know as DOL Seeks to Kill Trump-Era Gig Economy Rule (Again) 

From JDSupra, Lisa Nagele-Piazza discusses continuing saga of the Trump administration’s rule that establishes a standard for…

Posted in California

Sign of the Times? New Law Protects Florida Companies from Misclassification Claims When Aiding Gig Economy Workers in Emergencies

From JDSupra, Brett Owens discusses a recently enacted law in Florida that allows companies to provide certain…

Posted in National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

Is Independent Contractor Misclassification a Violation of the National Labor Relations Act? 

From JDSupra, Janet Barsky and Richard Reibstein discuss whether misclassifying a worker as an independent contractor constitutes…

Posted in Washington

‘Silenced No More Act’ comes with Important Effects on Employment Agreements in Washington State

From JDSupra, Nicholas Lauren discusses a new law in Washington thata prohibits non-disclosure and non-disparagement clauses in…

Posted in Misclassification

Home Health Care, Franchise, and Food Industries Under Attack: April 2022 IC Legal News Update

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses April cases in which workers were found to be misclassified as independent contractors…

Posted in California

Rare Employer Victory in CA Misclassification Case

From JDSupra, Atticus Lee and Heather Sager discuss a recent case in which Walmart avoided waiting time…

Posted in Nevada

US Department of Labor recovers $94K in back wages, damages for 33 underpaid employees of Las Vegas construction company

The United States Department of Labor announceds the recovery of wages for construction workers who were misclassified…

Posted in California

Good Faith Dispute Over Employment Relationship Allows Walmart to Escape Waiting Time Penalties

From JDSupra, Tyler Johnson discusses a recent case in which Walmart was able to avoid penalties for…

Posted in Misclassification

Human Resources Can Take These 3 Steps to Minimize Misclassification of Gig Economy Workers

From JDSupra, Brett Owens offers three recommendations for human resource departments to minimize the risks of using…

Posted in Arbitration

Ninth Circuit revisits standards for enforcing online arbitration provisions

From JDSupra, Mark Levin discusses a recent case in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reviews…

Posted in Misclassification

No Lag: Ensuring Compliance with Labor and Employment Law in the Esports Industry 

From JDSupra, Brooke Bahlinger and Davis Mosmeyer III discuss the classification of players in the esports (electronic…