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 Misclassification

Insurance Agents as Independent Contractors: Best Practices To Preserve This Status 

From JDSupra, Gregory Abrams and Graciela Quintana discuss how to preserve the status of insurance agents as…

Posted in Misclassification

Supreme Court to Consider Arguments on Pulling Plug on OSHA COVID-19 ETS

From Jackson Lewis, Courtney M. Malveaux, Melanie L. Paul, Patricia Anderson Pryor, Catherine A. Cano, Katharine C. Weber, and…

Posted in Misclassification

EU Proposes New Legislation to Protect “Digital Labor Platform” Workers from Status Misclassification

From JDSupra, Edward Carlier, Eric van Dam, and Ben Smith Over 28 million people in the EU…

Posted in Louisiana

Louisiana’s worker misclassification law suspended over federal conflict

From 6KPVI, William Patrick  reported that the United States Department of Labor objected to a provision of…

Posted in ABC California

Is the U.S. Supreme Court About to Dive Into the Independent Contractor Misclassification Field? 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the possibility that the United States Supreme Court will consider whether the…

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts High Court Eases Burden on Business, Confirms FLSA Test Governs Joint Employer Inquiry

From JDSupra, Cooley LLP discusses a recent decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) in which the…

Posted in New York

New York Employment Law: Find the Independent Contractor

From JDSupra, Theodore Eder discusses three cases in which the New York State Appellate Division determined if a…

Posted in Arbitration Massachusetts

Postmates Compels Arbitration of Misclassification Claims and Settles for $4,750

From Reuters, Daniel Wiessner reports on a settlement of claims by Postmates workers alleging that they were…

Posted in Minnesota

Court orders two Minnesota restaurants to pay $435k in back wages following US Department of Labor investigation

The United States Department of Labor announced the court order requiring two Minnesota restaurants to pay $435k…

Posted in Freelancing

MBO Partners Reports Record-Breaking Growth in Independent Workforce

MBO Partners latest data report shows record-breaking growth in number of independent workers from 38 million in…

Posted in New York

New York Strengthens Worker Whistleblower Protections to Include Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Scott Horton discusses changes to the New York law that protects whistleblowers including expanding the protections…

Posted in Virginia

Subcontractor Pleads Guilty to Felony Worker Misclassification-Related Charges Brought by VA Attorney General

Virginia’s Attorney General reports the first criminal charges brought under a new statute that criminalizes wage theft.  …