Month: July 2021

Posted in Misclassification

Gig Economy Companies Face Hidden Misclassification Landmine: I-9s and Immigration Compliance

From JDSupra, Jeffrey Winchester discusses the immigration and I-9 risks associated with misclassifying workers as as independent contractors….

Posted in Misclassification

Key Considerations for Emerging Companies: Employment Law Risks 

From JDSupra, Mary Leigh Pirtle discusses important employment law considerations for new and growing companies including the importance…

Posted in Colorado

Judge approves preliminary class-action suit against Denver oil and gas companies 

From Colorado Politics, Michael Karlik discusses a class action lawsuit by safety consultants for oil and gas…

Posted in Misclassification

Independent Contractor Considerations for Family Businesses 

From JDSupra, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP provides good advice for engaging with independent contractors:  Who Is an…

Posted in Misclassification

Court Approves $8.5 Million Settlement for Juicers in Misclassification Case Against Lime 

Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP reports that Lime settled claims alleging that “Juicers” were misclassified as…

Posted in New Jersey

Effective Immediately – New Jersey Employers Face Even Higher Penalties For Misclassifying Employees As Independent Contractors 

From JDSupra, Randi W. Kochman and Marissa Mastroianni discuss the higher penalties for misclassifying workers that were…

Posted in Arbitration

Last Mile Independent Contractor Drivers Not Exempt From Arbitration 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent case in which the appellate court said that the lower…

Posted in Misclassification

Worker Misclassification Alleged in ERISA Lawsuit 

From PLANSPONSOR, Rebecca Moore reports that an executive recruiter has alleged that he was misclassified as an independent…

Posted in New Jersey

Tightening the Vise: N.J. Further Expands Power to Thwart Employee Misclassification

From JDSupra, Russell McEwan and Christie Pazdzierski discusses the expansion of  the powers of the New Jersey…

Posted in ABC New Jersey

NJ Continues Its Aggressive Crackdown on Independent Contractor Misclassification 

From JDSupra, Daniel Small, Glenn Smith, Robert Szyba, and Howard Wexler discuss the legislation recently enacted in…

Posted in United Kingdom

UK: What employers need to know when establishing worker status

From People Management,  Nuri Mirwani discusses a recent case in which a worker was found to be…

Posted in Australia

AU: Dismissed pregnant worker an employee not independent contractor

From Lexology, Wolters Kluwer Australia discusses a case in which the court said a worker as an…