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Posted in New York

NYC proposes $24 minimum wage for third-party delivery workers

From Restaurant Business, Joe Guszkowski reports that New York city’s Department of Consumer and Worker Protection has…

Posted in Washington

Requirements for Engaging Musicians as Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Emily Bushaw, and Shannon McDermott discuss the requirements for engaging musicians as independent contractors in…

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Posted in ABC California

Ninth Circuit Rejects Another AB 5 Challenge

From JDSupra, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP discusses a recent case in which the court said that…

Posted in Misclassification

What will the Impact of the Proposed Independent Contractor Rule Really Be?

In October, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) proposed a new rule for classifying workers as…

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Posted in Misclassification Virginia

US Department of Labor secures $278K in back wages, damages for construction workers misclassifed by construction staffing agency

The United States Department of Labor announced a consent judgement in which a construction staffing agency agreed…

Posted in California

Is It Becoming Easy To Certify Collective Action Lawsuits Alleging Independent Contractor Misclassification? 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent case in which a federal court in California certified a…

Posted in Ohio Workers Compensation

Rolling the dice with independent contractors – employee misclassification can prove to be a risky and expensive game of roulette when an injury occurs!

From Lexology, Nicole R. Hunter discusses the risks of classifying a worker as an independent contractor if…

Posted in Misclassification

Federal Court Finds In-Home Caregivers Were Employees, Not Independent Contractors, Under ‘Economic Realities/Control’ Test

From JDSupra, Lawrence Smith discusses a recebt case in which the court said that in-home caregivers were…

Posted in Misclassification

The DOL Has Issued New Proposed Independent Contractor Classification Rules: What Now?

From JDSupra,. Christopher Braham, David Fuller, Jennifer Hill, Joseph Mulherin, and Madeline Hassell provide an excellent review…

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Posted in Misclassification

Minnesota Attorney General Sues Shipt for Misclassifying Shoppers as Independent Contractors

The Minnesota Attorney General has sued Shipt alleging that Shipt ‘Shoppers’ were misclassified as independent contractors. October…

Posted in Misclassification

DOL’s New Independent Contractor Rule: A Return to 2020

From JDSupra, Allan Bloom provides a superb analysis of the proposed independent contractor rule and its likely…

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Posted in Washington DC

Washington DC Attorney General Sues Gig Economy Company “Shipt” for Misclassifying Workers

The Attorney General for the District of Columbia announched a lawsuit against Shipt alleging that Shipt misclassified…