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Legal Risk Management: 5 Ways to Proactively Mitigate Risk

From JDSupra, Jeffrey Wolff discusses ways to mitigate risk. Jeff writes:

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Why Was a Carpenter Misclassified as Independent Contractor But a Truck Cleaner Was ‎Not? 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses two cases which came to different conclusions — a carpenter was misclassified…

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WI Supreme Court: Amazon drivers are employees, not independent contractors – Milwaukee Times Weekly Newspaper

The Milwaukee Times Weekly Newspaper, reports that the Wisconsin Supreme Court let a lower court ruling stand…

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The Delicate Case for Reclassification of Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses two cases in which workers were reclassified from independent contractors to employees…

Posted in Washington DC

Washington DC Attorney General Settles Claims with Contruction Company for Misclassifying Construction Workers 

The Attorney General for the District of Columbia announced the settlement of claims that a construction company…

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The Ever-Evolving Maze of Worker Classification Requirements

From Lexology, Dylan B. Saul discusses the requirements under the United States Department of Labor’s new independent…

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Employers Beware: Worker Misclassification May Be Seen as Anticompetitive Conduct

From JDSupra, Tracey Diamond, Kasia Hebda, and Barbara Sicalides discuss the statements made by the Commissioner of…

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Are Real Estate Agents Independent Contractors Under New DOL Rules?

From JDSupra, Jordan Jeter discusses the new independent contractor rule as it may apply to real estate…

Posted in Oklahoma

United States Department of Labor Recovers Wages and Damages for Misclassified Oklahoma Construction Workers

The United States Department of Labor announced that it recovered wages and damages for construction workers in…

Posted in Vermont

Cautionary Tale: Bakery Products Distributors Plausibly Deemed Employees Under Vermont Employment Practices Act

From JDSupra, Laura Stavetski discusses arecent case in Vermont in which the court found distributors were employees under…

Posted in European Union (EU)

Provisional Deal Reached on the EU Platform Work Directive, With Changes on Worker Classification Test, Stricter AI Rules

From JDSupra, Patty Shapiro and Justin Tarka discuss the proposed Platform Work Directive for the EU which…

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Hoisted by Your Own (Pet)Arb Clause? New Developments in Mass Arbitration 

From JDSupra, Meegan Brooks, Carlo Lipson, Lauryn Robinson, and Stephanie Sheridan discuss the challenges presented by mass…