Month: September 2016

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Posted in Freelancing

An 8-Step Guide To Quitting Your 9 To 5 And Joining The Freelance Economy

    From Forbes, Abdullahi Muhammed offers his guidance on becoming a freelancer in eight steps.  The following are…

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The Current State of the Freelance Economy, by the Numbers

From PayScale, Gina Belli discusses the results of a recent analysis by Paychex of over 400,000 resumes of freelancers….

Posted in Misclassification

N.C. Industrial Commission and U.S. Department of Labor Team Up to Address Worker Misclassification 

    From JDSupra, J. Travis Hockaday reports that the United States Department of Labor signed an…

Posted in Misclassification

Janitor ‘Franchisees’ May Pursue Misclassification Class Action 

  From BloombergBNA, Kevin McGowan discusses a case in which two janitor franchisees are claiming that they were…

Posted in Vermont

Vermont Worker Misclassification Information Ad

  The Vermont Department of Labor issued an ad to assist employers and workers on the importance…

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GrubHub Faces Lawsuit Alleging Worker Misclassification

  CPA Practice Advisor reports that drivers for GrubHub have started a class action lawsuit claiming that they…

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Avoid These Common Mistakes in Classifying Workers

From the National Law Review, Kelly D. Gemelli provides terrific reminders on five common employee classification mistakes….

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Browning-Ferris Industries of California (#32-RC-109684): Fundamentally Altering the Employee / Employer Relationship between Community Associations and their Management Companies and Independent Contractors 

  From The Michigan Community Association Law Blog, William Kolobaric discusses the impact of Browning-Ferris Industries of…

Posted in Freelancing

Stripe Now Lets Any Business Instantly Pay Its Workers 

    From Wired, Davey Alba reports that Stripe, a San Francisco startup, helps pay workers in…

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Care.com lets families be the employer through new benefits program

  From Mashable, Emma Hinchliffe discusses a new offering by Care.com to create a “peer-to-peer benefits platform” to…

Posted in Misclassification

Judge dismisses discrimination lawsuit against Bath Fitter 

  From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Torsten Ove reports that a discrimination claim was dismissed because the worker…

Posted in Freelancing

What It Means to Be a Senior in the Gig Economy 

  From the Wall Street Journal, Eric Morath shares the results of an analysis by JPMorgan on seniors…