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 Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals Offers Guidance on Applicability of Massachusetts Wage and Hour Laws to Out-of-State Workers

From JDSupra, Stephen Melnick discuss a recent case in which the First Circuit Court of Appeals said…

Posted in New York

New York State Legislature Seeks to Expand Employee Rights to Freelancers Statewide

From JDSupra, Michael Paglialonga and Paul Piccigallo discuss legislation passed by the New York legislature but not…

Posted in ABC California

Solicitor General Recommends that the Supreme Court Not Hear the Appeal that the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act Preempts California’s AB5

  The Solicitor General of the United States filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court…

Posted in Misclassification

Fifth Circuit Holds Directional Driller is an Independent Contractor Rather than an Employee for FLSA Purposes  

From JDSupra, Kelli Fuqua and Allison Williams discuss a decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appelas…

Posted in California

California Cannabis Workers: Independent Contractor Exceptions 

From Lexology, Griffen Thorne does an outstanding job reviewing the requirements of California’s AB5 in connection with classifying…

Posted in Misclassification

Section 530 and IRS Employment Tax Audits: Worker Classification and Relief 

From JDSupra, Matthew Robertsprovides a superb overview of worker classication and the possibility of avoiding liability, fines and…

Posted in Canada

Ontario Superior Court Reviews the Factors Applied in Determining Independent / Dependant Contractor Status

From JDSupra, Alex Lemoine discusses a case in which the Ontario Superior Court discusses and decided a case…

Posted in Arbitration

US Supreme Court Ruling Is a Warning to Employers to Promptly Enforce Right to Arbitration 

From JDSupra, Timothy Gumaer and Jeffrey Horton Thomas discuss the recent Supreme Court decision which said that…

Posted in Misclassification

Supreme Court Rules Employer Delay Can Waive Right to Enforce Arbitration Agreement 

From JDSupra, Christopher Feudo and James Fullmer discuss a recent Supreme Court decision in which the court…

Posted in Ohio

Ohio Supreme Court Finds Ditch Diggers Misclassified as Independent Contractors

From the Claims Journal, Jim Sams report that the Ohio Supreme Court said tht ditch diggers were…

Posted in Arbitration

Top Tips for Attorneys Representing Clients in Arbitrations 

The best way to avoid class action lawsuits alleging misclassication of workers as independent contractors is to…

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Hears Challenge to Gig Worker Ballot Question

Reuters and Bloomberg Law report that the Masssachusetts Supreme Judicial Court shows signs of being receptive to…