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 Intellectual Property

Oh the Horror: No Work for Hire in Friday the 13th Screenplay

From JDSupra, Joshua Revilla provides a terrific analysis of the decision about the intellectual property rights to…

Posted in North Carolina

North Carolina Contractor Laws Shield School Board from Special-Needs Transportation Liability

From School Transportation News, Amanda Pampuro discusses a case in North Carolina in which the school district…

Posted in Intellectual Property

A Copyright Law Horror Show for Producers of “Friday the 13th”

From JDSupra, Ross Charap, Matthew Finkelstein, Michelle Mancino Marsh, Celeste Moy, and Lida Ramsey discuss a recent…

Posted in California Connecticut

Employee or Franchisee? Or Both? 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses recent cases in one of which the court said that franchisees were…

Posted in Massachusetts

Employee Misclassification, Gig Economy Major Sources Of Lost Unemployment Insurance In Mass.

From RecentlyHeard, Rajesh Khanna discusses the testimony at a recent a hearing of the Unemployment Insurance Trust…

Posted in California

7-Eleven Prevails in Employee Misclassification Suit

From JDSupra, Carrie Hoffman and Peter Loh discuss a recent case in California in which the court…

Posted in Misclassification

Drivers’ court action wins US$30 million in XPO misclassification settlement

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) reports that XPO Logistics is about to pay $30 million to…

Posted in Florida

The Cable Guy Is Not a Construction Worker, Florida Court Says

From the Insurance Journal, William Rabb reports on a recent case which involved a unique Florida law…

Posted in ABC California

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Trucker Challenge of California Anti-Gig Law

From The Epoch Times, Matthew Vadum reports that the United States Supreme Court has declined to hear…

Posted in Misclassification

Can a Company Require an ‎Independent Contractor to Be Vaccinated? 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the Biden administration’s requirements that workers who work on or in connection…

Posted in Misclassification

BREAKING: General Counsel Abruzzo Announces that College Athletes Are Employees 

From JDSupra, Elizabeth Dailey and Steven Porzio discuss the recent announcement by the general counsel of the…

Posted in Misclassification

Company owes $43 million in Wages and Damages for 700 Abstractors, Title Examiners and Landmen who were Misclassified as Independent Contractors

From the United States Department of Labor: FEDERAL COURT ENTERS JUDGMENT AFFIRMING US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR FINDING…