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.
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Posted in Illinois

Illinois misclassification act claim fails; bona fide corporation, not owner, performed services

From Employment Law Daily — A rare case when a worker was found to be an independent contractor in…

Posted in Freelancing

What The Rise Of The Freelance Economy Really Means For Businesses

From Forbes — Where Is The Labor Market Headed? As someone who has spent my entire career…

Posted in Freelancing

3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers

From Entrepreneur.com — From marketing to graphic design, entrepreneurs rely heavily on freelancers to fill many of their business…

Posted in Freelancing Workers Compensation

Should Freelancers Get Workers’ Comp Insurance?

From Businessweek —  Many states determine workers’ comp liability by applying an IRS test that determines whether someone working…

Posted in ABC New Jersey

NJ relies on ABC Test to determine if a Worker is an Employee or Independent Contractor

From WestlawNext (subscription required) —  The Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division said The Unemployment Compensation Law (UCL),…

Posted in Maryland

A company may be liable for the actions of an independent contractor under a theory of apparent agency

From  WestlawNext —  A company may be liable for the actions of an independent contractor if it represents that the…

Posted in Misclassification Tennessee

States Clamping Down on Workers Mislabeled as Contractors

From Bloomberg –  When construction slowed during the recession, some companies hired workers and wrongly designated them as…

Posted in Freelancing

Freelancers Union Wants to Be Your HR Department

From Businessweek —  Beginning this fall, [Freelancers Union] will help members in all 50 states buy health…

Posted in Colorado

Independent contractor misclassification costs Colorado employer $2 million

From HR.BLR.com — This case illustrates the risks involved in classifying workers as independent contractors when you…

Posted in California

Owner Liable For Unpaid Wages And Liquidated Damages for Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors

From Mondaq Employment and HR — Following an investigation into certain residential treatment facilities for the elderly, disabled and…

Posted in Misclassification

Employee or Independent Contractor Cheat Sheet on Classification (Infographic)

From Entrepreneur.com —   Read the full story at Employee or Contractor? Here’s a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic) Related…

Posted in Misclassification

Crackdown leaves firms wary of freelancers

From Business Insurance — Most often, however, companies make innocent mistakes when trying to interpret labor laws — often…