Month: June 2018

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Posted in Freelancing

1 In 10 Workers Is An Independent Contractor, Labor Department Says 

  From NPR, Yuki Noguchi reports on recent U.S. Department of Labor statistics on independent workers. Yuki writes: For…

Posted in Arbitration

Arbitration Provisions With Class Action Waivers Are Enforceable…Now What? A Guide For Human Resources Professionals And In-House Counsel On The Practical Implications Of This “Epic” Decision

  From Mondaq, Ingrid A. Beattie and Jennifer R. Budof offer guidance following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold class action…

Posted in Arbitration

Is It “Time’s Up” For Arbitrating Employment Matters In New York?

  From Lexology, Samantha Rosa, Nicolle L. Jacoby and Alan D. Berkowitz discuss recent changes in New York that may limit…

Posted in Arbitration

Of Elephants and Mouseholes: Supreme Court Holds Employers Can Lawfully Require Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements 

  From Lexology, Erin Norris Bass discusses the recent Supreme Court decision upholding the validity of class action…

Posted in New Jersey

Bill Would Protect Freelance Workers In New Jersey 

  From WBGO, Phil Gregory reports on a bill in the New Jersey legislature that would protect…

Posted in Misclassification

Gigs Going Global? What Freelancers Need to Know About Classification 

  From WebdesignerDepot, Dottie Chong shares some great information about cases of classification of workers in other countries. Dottie…

Posted in Freelancing

What is professional indemnity insurance?

  SCMS (Skillbase Contractor Management Services Ltd) offers an overview of professional indemnity insurance (sometimes called professional liability…

Posted in California

San Francisco subpoenas Uber, Lyft on driver classification 

  From Reuters, Heather Somerville reports that San Francisco’s city attorney has subpoenaed records on how drivers…

Posted in Arbitration California

California Court of Appeal invalidates employee arbitration clause on basis of exemption to Federal Arbitration Act

  From Lexology, Ruth Zadikany, Grant T. Miller, and Richard E. Nowak discuss a recent California case in…