Month: June 2021

Posted in Oregon

Uber to pay $3.4 million to Seattle drivers for unused paid sick days

From The Seattle Times, Michelle Baruchman reports that Uber will ay $3.4 million to settle claims that drivers…

Posted in Arbitration

E-Signing Arbitration Agreements in a Remote World 

From JDSupra, Beatrice Nuñez-Bellamy discusses a recent case in which the worker said she did not electronically…

Posted in New Mexico Texas

Directional Driller was Independent Contractor

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent case in which a highly skilled directional driller was found…

Posted in California Misclassification

If The Signing’s Not Real, Don’t Count On Appeal

From JDSupra, Joshua Rodine and Michelle Zakarian discuss a recent case in California in which the court did…

Posted in Misclassification

IRS Misclassifications and Costly Penalties: Independent Contractor or Employee

From JDSupra, Cayman Caven provides a review of the IRS test for classifying workers and the penalties…

Posted in Misclassification Tennessee

A Change of Season Often Brings Out Unique Workers’ Compensation Coverage Questions

From JDSupra, Barret Albritton discusses two unique questions about workers compensation including the question about whether a…

Posted in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Builders Facing Fraud, Theft Charges for Misclassification of Workers

From the Delaware County Daily Times, Alex Rose reports that two men have been charged with misclassifying…

Posted in Washington

Seattle City Council set to pass independent contractor regulations, despite stakeholder concerns

From Seattle City Council Insight, Kevin Schofield reports that the Seattle City Council is considering a bill…

Posted in Mississippi

Security Company Pays $18K in Back Wages to 43 Workers Misclassified as Independent Contractors

PEARL SECURITY COMPANY PAYS $18K IN BACK WAGES TO 43 WORKERS TO RESOLVE OVERTIME VIOLATIONS FOUND IN…

Posted in Misclassification

Direct Selling and Door-to-Door Sales Under Attack

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses separate lawsuits alleging that door-to-door salespeople and direct sellers were misclassified as…

Posted in Misclassification

DOL Sues to Protect Cooks and Dishwashers from Being Classified as Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports that the Biden Administration has sued a restaurant group seeking an order…

Posted in South Carolina

Factors Determining if a Workers’ Comp Claimant is an Employee or Independent Contractor 

  In this segment from FoxCarolina, Richard Smith discusses the factors that determine if a worker is…