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Letting an Employee or Contractor Go: Best Practices

Letting an employee or contractor go is one of the hardest parts of being a manager or…

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Janitorial Workers Were Employees, Not Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP discuss a recent case in which the court said that…

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FTC to Crack Down on Companies Taking Advantage of Gig Workers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it issued a policy statement indicates that the FTC will…

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Purdue Farms Sued for Independent Contractor Misclassification

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports on a class action lawsuit brought by chicken farmers against Perdue Farms…

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New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development announces that Uber Paid $100M in Driver Misclassification Case

The New Jersey Deparement of Labor and Workforce Development announced that Uber paid $100 million as a…

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Employment Arbitration Agreements Remain Legal in California – at Least for Now!

From JDSupra, Anthony Oncidi, Wesley Shelton, and Mark Theodore report that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals…

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New Seattle Independent Contractor Protections (ICP) Ordinance

From JDSupra, James Blankenship discusses the new Seatle ordinance that provides new protections for independent contractors working…

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NLRB Proposes to Broaden Joint Employment Standard

From JDSupra, Rebecca Leaf discusses the proposed joint employer rule issued by the National Labor Relations Board…

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Seattle Alert: New Independent Contractor Protections Go Into Effect September 1, 2022 

From JDSupra, David E. Worley discusses Seattle’s new regulations that protect independent contractors. The new regulations require…

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NLRB Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Joint-Employer Standard 

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) started the rulemaking process by issuing a notice that it would…

Posted in Freelancing

More Big Companies Are Hiring Freelancers. That’s Good News For The Self-Employed

From Forbes, Elaine Pofeldt discusses the increase in the number of companies that are engaging with independent…

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Contractual Choice of Law Provision Can’t Shield Employer From State Wage and Hour Class Action

From JDSupra, Suzanne Newcomb discusses a recent case in which the choice of law provision in an…