Month: September 2020

Posted in Misclassification

Much Ado About (Almost) Nothing: The Labor Department’s New Proposed Independent Contractor Classification Rule 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the Department of Labor’s proposed rule for classifying workers as employees or…

Posted in Misclassification

Proposed Federal Rule Aims To Make It Easier To Classify Workers As Independent Contractors 

From JDSupra, Richard Meneghello, John Polson, and Sheila Willis discuss the Department of Labor’s proposed rule relating…

Posted in Misclassification

U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Rule to Clarify Employee and Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

News Release U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PROPOSES RULE TO CLARIFY EMPLOYEE AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR STATUS UNDER THE…

Posted in Arbitration New Jersey

New Jersey Arbitration Agreements Need Not Designate a Specific Arbitrator or “Arbitral Forum” to be Enforceable 

From JDSupra, Thomas Howley and Robert Szyba discuss a New Jersey case in which the court upheld…

Posted in Misclassification

Part Of DOL’s “Joint Employer” Rule Is Declared Unlawful By Federal Court 

From JDSupra, Ellen Kearns provides an outstanding summary and analysis of a recent federal court decision that…

Posted in Massachusetts

Federal Court Denies Class Certification of 7-Eleven Franchisees in Misclassification Suit

From JDSupra, Peter Lawrence Loh and Elizabeth Stone discuss a recent decision in Massachusetts in which the…

Posted in Misclassification

Pharmaceutical Delivery Drivers Settle Misclassification Claims for $4.5 Million

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports on a settlement of misclassification claims by pharmaceutical delivery drivers. Richard writes:…

Posted in Misclassification

Vox Media settles Misclassification Claims with Bloggers and Site Managers for $4M 

From HRDive, Lisa Burden reports on a settlement by Vox Media of misclassification claims brought by bloggers…

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Andrew Yang Promises To Address WWE’s Classification Of Talent As Independent Contractors

From SEScoops, Ian Carey reports that former presidential candidate Andrew Wang has promised to address the issue…

Posted in Arbitration Washington

Mandatory Arbitration Provision Struck Down by the Washington Supreme Court 

From JDSupra, Amanda Hailey and Helen M. McFarland discuss a recent case from Washington in which a…

Posted in ABC California

AB2257: Not Much Better Than AB5 for Most Industries in California Using Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the changes to California’s AB5 law. Richard writes: Many independent contractors complained…

Posted in ABC California

AB 5 “2.0” – California Tweaks its Independent Contractor Ban

From JDSupra, Audrey Nguyen and Jennifer Rubin provide a helpful guide to the changes made by AB…