Month: January 2020

Posted in Misclassification

DOL Issues Final Rule on FLSA Joint Employer Standard 

From JDSupra, Russell Bruch, Susan Harthill and Elizabeth Johnston discuss the new rule by the United States…

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New Jersey Resumes Efforts to Amend ABC Test for Independent Contractor Status, Passes Slate of Laws Targeting Misclassification 

From Lexology, Ryan T. Warden discusses laws recently enacted by New Jersey relating to misclassification of workers…

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Worker Misclassification Costs Washington $30M Annually in Lost Unemployment Taxes

From the Seattle Business Magazine, Bill Conroy discusses the results of a recent study on lost unemployment…

Posted in New York

Independent Contractors Gain New Rights in NYC Anti-Discrimination Law Update

From Hireright, Alonzo Martinez discusses the protections for independent contractors with the recent changes to New York’s Human…

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The Gig is Up – New Jersey Misclassification Laws Create Extreme Risk for Anyone Utilizing Independent Contractors 

From JDSupra, David Kim and Salvador Simao discuss laws recently enacted by New Jersey addressing the misclassification…

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AG Racine Announces National Electrical Contractor Will Pay $2.75 Million to Workers and the District to Resolve Wage Theft Lawsuit

Via Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the Washington DC Attorney General announced a settlement of claims that electrical…

Posted in Misclassification

New Joint Employer Rule Has Impact on Independent Contractor Misclassification Claims 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the new rule issued by the United States Department of Labor on…

Posted in ABC California

California Truckers Get Biggest Misclassification Win Yet; Gig Economy Companies Await Their Fate

From JDSupra, Richard Meneghello discusses the order by a judge blocking the enforcement of California’s AB 5…

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Gig economy bills move forward in other blue states, after California clears the way 

From The Washington Post, Eli Rosenberg discusses legislative efforts in other states to adopt measures to protect…

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Top 10 Noncompete Developments of 2019 

From JDSupra, Meaghan Clayton, Raphael Coburn, and Chuck Knapp report on the top ten noncompete developments in…

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NJ will not change “independent contractor” laws – for now

From NewJersey101.5, Eric Scott reports that New Jersey will not be changing the independent contractor classification law…

Posted in Misclassification

How do independent contractors fit into sexual harassment training rules?

From HRDive, Kara Hertzog discusses how laws requiring training on sexual harassment apply to independent contractors and…