Author: Nathan S. Gibson

With deep experience in the temporary staffing industry, Nathan helps companies manage risk, increase compliance, and navigate complex legal requirements. Nathan provides clients with expertise and creative solutions to enhance flexibility and maintain compliance with changing requirements.
Posted in Pennsylvania

Pepperidge Farm Drivers in Pennsylvania Deemed Contractors

From Bloomberg Law News, Allie Reed reports that the Third Circuit Court of Appeals said that Pepperidge…

Posted in Minnesota

Minnesota Evaluation Report: Minnesota has Neither an Adequate Nor Coordinated Approach for Ensuring that Minnesota Workers are properly classified

The Office of the Legislative Audit issued a report that reviewed Minnesota’s approach to protect workers from…

Posted in Misclassification

Top 10 Employment Compliance Pitfalls for Emerging Companies

From JDSupra, Yiorgos Koliopoulos, Amanda Weaver, and Laura Windsor discuss some of the most significant challenges facing…

Posted in New Jersey

N.J. Case Creates Model for Independent Contractor Status

From the National Association of Realtors, Melissa Dittmann Tracey discusses a recent New Jersey case in which…

Posted in Oregon

Oregon DOJ Ramps up Child Support Reporting Requirements for Payments to Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Paul Cirner discusses new “new hire” reporting requirements in Oregon. Paul writes: Many companies with…

Posted in Arbitration

Supreme Court FAA Decision Creates Even More Questions About Independent ‎Contractors and Arbitration

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent United States Supreme Court case in which the Court interpreted…

Posted in Freelancing

Federal District Court To Rule on Plaintiffs’ Motion for Stay of FTC Non-Compete Ban and Preliminary Injunction Most Likely By July 3rd

From JDSupra, Jesse Coleman, Robert Milligan, and Michael Wexler discuss the legal proceedings of the challenges to…

Posted in Freelancing

Analysis of FTC Non-Compete Ban Legal Challenges: Does the Ban Pass Constitutional Muster? (And Other Issues)

From JDSupra, Jesse Coleman, Daniel Hart, and Eron Reid discuss the likely constitutional challenges to the Federal…

Posted in Freelancing

FTC’s Banning Noncompetes Means Considering Alternatives

  With theFederal Trade Commission’s announcement of a ban on non-compete agreements (including agreements with independent contractors),…

Posted in Misclassification

Everything Old is New Again: The Department of Labor Returns to the Past with Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Eric Kinder describes the new independent contractor rule as returning to the past independent contractor…

Posted in Arbitration

Previous Arbitration Agreements Are Potentially Unenforceable Against Re-Hired Employees

From JDSupra, Jared Slater discusses a recent case in California in which an employee who was rehired…

Posted in Arbitration California

5 Ways California Employers Can Stay Ahead of the Next Problem 

From JDSupra, Lynne Hermle provides excellent advice for California employers some of which is terrific advice for…