Month: April 2015

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Posted in Freelancing

10 Reasons To Start a Freelance Career

From StartupHook, Panagiotis Semitekolos discusses ten (10) reasons to start a freelance career.  His first reasons are:…

Posted in Arizona Misclassification Utah

Companies accused of misclassifying workers to pay $700k in back wages, penalties

From AZCcentral, Laurie Merrill reports that sixteen individuals agreed to pay $700,000 in back wages and penalties…

Posted in Intellectual Property

Do You Really Own All Your IP?

From JDSupraBusinessAdvisor, Shabbi Khan and Christoper McKenna of Foley & Lardner discuss the importance for startup companies of…

Posted in Misclassification

Legal Protections for Independent Contractors?

From Barbara’s Blog, Barbara Weltman discusses some options for independent contractors who are not subject to employment…

Posted in Freelancing

5 Tips On Moving From Freelance To Full Time Employment

From Business 2 Community, Lauren Riley offers good recommendations for freelancers who would like to become regular employees….

Posted in Misclassification

What to Know Before You Hire Independent Contractors

From smallbizdaily, Andy Roe talks about  the key aspects that a small business should keep in mind…

Posted in Freelancing Misclassification

CEO Discusses Independent Contract Workers in the Workplace

From EHSToday, Sandy Smith reports her conversation with Matt Faustman, CEO of UpCounsel and a small business expert…

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts says Taxi Drivers are Independent Contractors

In a recent decision, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) said that taxi drivers were independent contractors…

Posted in Freelancing

FreshBooks – Freelancing 101: The 7 Legal Documents All Freelancers Need

From Freshbooks, Freshbooks provides a great list of 7 documents that all freelancer and independent contractors need….

Posted in Workers Compensation

Jury to Decide if Technician who installed Satellite Dishes is an Employee

From the Association of Corporate Counsel, Rachel E. Burke reports on Keller v. Miri Microsystems, a case…

Posted in Misclassification

Is that on-demand worker actually your employee?

From Crain’s New York Business, Elaine Pofeldt warns firms that hire independent workers through a platform like…

Posted in North Carolina Workers Compensation

NC workers’ deaths go uncounted

From the Charlotte Observer, Mandy Locke reports that workplace deaths of self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated companies…