Month: June 2018

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Posted in ABC California

California Court Rejects “ABC” Test For Joint Employers 

  From JDSupra, Akasha Perez, Julia Riechert and Kevin Whittaker report that a California court said that the ABC test does not…

Posted in New York

New York court says Postmates courier is IC, not employee

  Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that a New York appellate court found a Postmates courier to…

Posted in Arbitration

Is Arbitration Final and Binding?

  From Lexology, Jeanne Harrison discusses the finality of arbitration agreements under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). Jeanne…

Posted in Arbitration

Two Courts of Appeals Reject Arbitration Agreements Post-Epic 

  From Lexology, Michael R. Phillips, Peyton N. Smith, Bruce M. Steen, discuss two cases in which courts rejected motions…

Posted in Colorado

Colorado to investigate construction worker misclassification 

From Construction Dive, Kim Slowey reports that Colorado Governor has established a task force to investigate misclassification of workers…

Posted in Arbitration

The Eleventh Circuit Found No Waiver Of Right To Compel Arbitration Against Unnamed Class Members 

  From JDSupra, Jeanne Kohler discusses a case in which the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals said that Wells…

Posted in ABC California

The Implications of Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court: California’s Adoption of the ABC Test for Purposes of the Wage Orders 

  Via Lexology, William Hays Weissman of Littler Mendelson PC provides an in-depth analysis of the recent California decision that…

Posted in Misclassification

Do Gig Workers Have Any Protection From Discrimination On The Job?

  From Forbes, Eric Bachman discusses the lack of protections for gig workers in most employment laws but also…

Posted in Misclassification

NLRB to Decide if IC Misclassification is an Unfair Labor Practice

    From the April and May 2018 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update, Richard Reibstein, reports that…

Posted in Washington

Seattle Ordinance Giving Drivers Right To Collectively Bargain Not Preempted By NLRA

  From JDSupra, Howard Bloom, Rachel Muñoz, and Philip Rosen report that a 3 member panel of the 9th Circuit Court…

Posted in ABC California

California Employment Test Not As Easy as ABC

  From The National Law Review, Michael W. Kelly and Gary M. Gansle discuss the recent California decision that introduced a…

Posted in Freelancing

Are independent contractors a smaller percentage of workers? BLS data in context

  Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) provides excellent comments about the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) recent data…