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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Part-owner of Pittsburgh assisted living provider that denied wages, intimidated workers pays $1M in back wages, damages after federal investigation, litigation 

The United States Department of Labor announced a consent judgment with an assisted living provider who willfully…

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Court deems Uber drivers to be employees in landmark ruling

 RNZ (Radio New Zealand)  reports that New Zealand’s Employment Court said that four Uber drivers were employees…

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IR35 reform U-turn

From JDSupra, Peter Summerfield, David von Hagen, and Ellie Serridge report that the announced reforms to IR35…

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More State Workforce Agencies Will Likely Try to Emulate New Jersey’s $100 Million ‎Settlement with Uber

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein predicts that other states will try to emulate New Jersey and attempt to…

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U.S. Department of Labor Extends Deadline for Comments on Proposed Rule: Employee or Independent Contractor Classification Under the Fair Labor Standards Act by 15 Days to December 13, 2022

The United States Department of Labor announced that it has extended the deadline for comments on the…

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UK Independent Contractor Misclassification Issues

From JDSupra, Nick Elwell-Sutton provides an excellent overview of the complexity of the categorization of workers in…

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Attorney General Becerra and City Attorneys of Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco Sue Uber and Lyft Alleging Worker Misclassification

San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott announced that California Attorney General Becerra and the City Attorneys of…

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Ninth Circuit Holds California’s ABC Test for Classifying Independent Contractors Does Not Violate First Amendment

From JDSupra, Eric Gitig and Obiora Ikedi Onyemaobim discuss a recent case in which the court rejected…

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The DOL’s proposed independent contractor regulations: What will change? 

From JDSupra, Ellen Kearns provides a superb review and analysis of the independent contractor rule proposed by…

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San Diego City Attorney Announced that Instacart Agreed to pay $46.5 million to Settle Claims Alleging Workers were Misclassified as Independent Contractors

San Diego City Attorney Mara W. Elliott announced that Instacart agreed to pay $46.5 million to settle…

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Uber and Lyft on Proposed Rule: Return to Obama Era Approach which Did Not Result in Reclassication of Drivers

In a blog post, Lyft commented on the proposed rule saying that the proposed rule “is similar…

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The “Gig” is Up: DOL Proposes Rule That Would Classify More Independent Contractors as Employees

From JDSupra, Corey Swinick discusses the Department of Labor’s proposed rul for classifying workers as employees or…