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Pennsylvania Targets Worker Misclassification: Steep Costs Await Uninformed Employers

From JDSupra, Matthew McKinney discusses Pennsylvania’s emphasis on misclassification of workers as independent conractors. Matthew writes: Pennsylvania…

Posted in Misclassification

Ounce of Prevention: Are Independent Contractor Agreements Signed?

From JDSupra, Timothy Fry and Gretchen Heinze Townshend discuss the importance of having contracts with independent contractors…

Posted in Misclassification

Gig workers: Misclassified or mistreated? A guide and a quiz to find out

From The San Diego Union-Tribune, Kathy Kristof discussions misclassification and shares a quiz created by the editors…

Posted in Arbitration

Mass Arbitration as a Tennis Match: No Love Here

From JDSupra, Brett Krantz discusses the evolution of mass arbitrations and the effect of the American Arbitration Association’s…

Posted in Misclassification

Federal Trade Commission Likely to Expand Labor Enforcement to Worker-Misclassification Issues

From JDSupra, Adam Acosta, Eric Grannon, Jaclyn Phillips, and Ryan Duff discuss steps by the Federal Trade…

Posted in National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

National Labor Relations Board Says U.S. District Judge Stayed Joint-Employer Rule until March 11, 2024 

The National Labor Relations Board announced that a District Court Judge stayed the joint-employer rule until March…

Posted in Misclassification

House Republicans Ask DOL to Withdraw Independent Contractor Rule

From SHRM, Allen Smith, J.D. reports that Republicans in the United States House of Representatives have asked…

Posted in Misclassification

United States Department of Labor Sues Staffing Agency Alleges it Misclassified Healthcare Workers 

The United States Department of Labor announced a lawsuit against a staffing agency alleging that it misclassied…

Posted in Misclassification

FTC Usurping NLRB and DOL?

From JDSupra, Surya Khanna and Stacey Anne Mahoney discuss statements by the Commissioner of the Federal Trade…

Posted in Misclassification

Matchmaker Compelled to Arbitrate her Claim that She was Misclassified

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a case in which a matchmaker was required to arbitrate her claim…

Posted in Misclassification

Are Coaches Independent Contractors or Employees? 

From JDSupra, Susie Cirilli provides a thorough analysis considering whether soccer coaches are employees or independent contractors…

Posted in United Kingdom

Supreme Court of the United Kingdom Says Independent Contractors have the Power of Substitution

From JDSupra, Roger James discusses a recent case in which the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom…