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Employee Misclassification, Gig Economy Major Sources Of Lost Unemployment Insurance In Mass.

From RecentlyHeard, Rajesh Khanna discusses the testimony at a recent a hearing of the Unemployment Insurance Trust…

Posted in California

7-Eleven Prevails in Employee Misclassification Suit

From JDSupra, Carrie Hoffman and Peter Loh discuss a recent case in California in which the court…

Posted in Misclassification

Drivers’ court action wins US$30 million in XPO misclassification settlement

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) reports that XPO Logistics is about to pay $30 million to…

Posted in Florida

The Cable Guy Is Not a Construction Worker, Florida Court Says

From the Insurance Journal, William Rabb reports on a recent case which involved a unique Florida law…

Posted in ABC California

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Trucker Challenge of California Anti-Gig Law

From The Epoch Times, Matthew Vadum reports that the United States Supreme Court has declined to hear…

Posted in Misclassification

Can a Company Require an ‎Independent Contractor to Be Vaccinated? 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the Biden administration’s requirements that workers who work on or in connection…

Posted in Misclassification

BREAKING: General Counsel Abruzzo Announces that College Athletes Are Employees 

From JDSupra, Elizabeth Dailey and Steven Porzio discuss the recent announcement by the general counsel of the…

Posted in Misclassification

Company owes $43 million in Wages and Damages for 700 Abstractors, Title Examiners and Landmen who were Misclassified as Independent Contractors

From the United States Department of Labor: FEDERAL COURT ENTERS JUDGMENT AFFIRMING US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR FINDING…

Posted in Freelancing

Independent Contractor Insurance: What It Is, How to Get It

From NerdWallet, Rosalie Murphy discusses what insurance an independent contractor needs and how to get it. Rosalie…

Posted in Misclassification

Friday the 13th Screenwriter Wins Big Victory in Ongoing Legal Battle

From MovieWeb, Jeremy Dick discusses a recent case in which the domestic rights to the movie Friday…

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Uber/Lyft Ballot Proposition Would Create Subminimum Wage: Drivers Could Earn as Little as $4.82 an Hour

The UC Berkeley Labor Center released an analysis that says Massachusetts Uber/Lyft drivers might earn as little…

Posted in Intellectual Property

‘Friday the 13th’ Screenwriter Wins Copyright Termination Appeal

From The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner discusses the recent case in which the author of Friday the…