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How Freelancers Can Build a Passive Income Stream

Being a freelancer has its benefits, which include being able to work your own hours from any…

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Canada Needs to Crack Down on Driver Inc Wage Theft 

Truckers Report discusses the misclassification of truck drivers in Canada: Called “Driver Inc,” Canadian truckers are reportedly…

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Year in Review: Top 5 Employment Law Developments of 2021

From JDSupra, Esra Hudson discusses some of the top stories of 2021 including developments relating to independent…

Posted in Misclassification National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

The Department of Labor and The National Labor Relations Board Announce Agreement Enhancing Cooperation Between the Agencies

From JDSupra, Joshua Fox, Steven Porzio, and Jordan Simon discuss the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by…

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US Department of Labor recovers $115K in back wages, liquidated damages after investigators find Hawaii contractor’s pay practices violated federal law

From the United States Department of Labor: Employer misclassified employees as independent contractors, paid straight time for…

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Is the end near? Supreme Court set to rule on whether California’s PAGA law runs afoul of the Federal Arbitration Act

From JDSupra, Joseph Blalock and Adam Primm report that the United States Supreme Court is considering whether…

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US Supreme Court to Review Whether PAGA Claim Can Be Arbitrated 

From JDSupra, Christopher Braham, Joseph Mulherin, and Harrison Zator discusses the United States Supreme Court’s decision to…

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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rejects Use of Independent Contractor Statute for Joint Employment Status Determination 

From JDSupra, Danielle Dillon and Tom Pagliarini discuss the recent decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court…

Posted in Misclassification National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

Courts Unlikely to Accept a New NLRB Independent Contractor Test 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reviews the history of the National Labor Relations Board’s approach to the classification of…

Posted in Misclassification National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Invites Briefs Regarding Independent Contractor Standard 

From the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB): Office of Public Affairs 202-273-1991 publicinfo@nlrb.gov www.nlrb.gov December 27, 2021…

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Year in Review: Major Worker Misclassification Litigations in 2021

From GreenLight, Alex Steeno reviews some of the top misclassification litigation in 2021. Alex writes: Court Approves…

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SCOTUS to decide whether FAA preempts California’s prohibition on the arbitration of PAGA representative claims 

From JDSupra, James Bogan III reports that the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will consider…