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Minnesota Attorney General Forms Task Force on Worker Misclassification

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced the formation of a task force to study the issue of…

Posted in Ohio

Gig Workers Now Protected in Columbus, Ohio 

From JDSupra, Robert Gilmore, Maribeth Meluch, and Alan Rauss discuss recent code enacted by Columbus, Ohio that…

Posted in Misclassification

Bill Aims to Clarify Independent Contractor Status for Real Estate Agents

From Realtor Maagazine, Melissa Dittmann Tracey reports that legislation has been introducted into Congress that would clarify…

Posted in Australia

Closing loopholes or creating a noose?

From JDSupra, Chris Gardner and Henry Skene discuss the Closing Loopholes Bill that was introduced in Australia….

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Attorney General Certifies Initiative Petitions that say App-Based Drivers are Not Employees

Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell determined that 34 initiative petitions met the requirements and could proceed…

Posted in Illinois

New Illinois Law Protecting Independent Contractors in Fee Disputes Can Lead To Hefty Damages

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the new Illinois statute that provides protections for freelanders and which imposes…

Posted in Washington

Seattle Announces $1.6 million Settlement with DoorDash for Alleged Violations of Seattle’s Gig Worker Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance

Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards announced a settlement with DoorDash for alleged violations of Seattle’s  Gig Worker…

Posted in Washington DC

Washington DC Attorney General Settles Misclassification Claims with Construction Company

The Attorney General for Washington DC announced a settlement of misclassification claims with a construction company that…

Posted in Minnesota

Minneapolis Mayor Vetoes Measure measure to Establish a Minimum Wage for Independent Contractor Drivers of Uber, Lyft and Other Companies

Minneapolis Mayor vetoed a measure passed by the city council that would have set a minimum wage…

Posted in Misclassification

The National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO®) Supports Bill to Classify Locum Tenens Healthcare Providers as Independent Contractors

The National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO®) supports a recently introduced bill classifying locum tenens physicians…

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Instacart Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Instacart, an online gig platform filed a regitration statement for its initial public offering. Instacart is a…

Posted in California

San Francisco City Attorney Sues Qwick for Misclassifying Hospitality Workers

The City Attorney for San Francisco announced a lawsuit claiming that an on-demand hospitality staffing firm misclassified…