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 California Workers Compensation

Court holds homeowner Johnny Mathis not liable for injuries to independent contractor window cleaner 

From The San Diego Tribune, Dan Eaton discusses a case in which an independent contractor window-washer who…

Posted in Australia

When a duck is not a duck: Differentiating contractors from employees

From Lexology, Michael Selinger and Jamie Kim discuss a recent case in which the High Court said that the…

Posted in ABC New Jersey

Kennedy v. Weichert Realtors: Employment Status of Real Estate Salespeople Under-Fire

From JDSupra, Zachary Kimmel discusses a recent case in which the New Jersey’s Appellate Court said that New…

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts’ Strictest-In-The-Nation Definition Of “Employee” May Encompass Franchise Operators

From JDSupra, John McKelway and Hugh Murray, III discusses the referral by the United States Court of…

Posted in California

Not So Fast: California Judge Strikes Down Proposition 22, Finding That Rideshare and Delivery Drivers Are Employees—Not Independent Contractors 

From JDSupra, Kevin Brown and Gina Miller discuss the decision by a California Court that Proposition 22…

Posted in California

Judge Strikes Down California’s Prop 22 – Will Gig Companies Need to Classify App-Based Drivers as Employees?

From JDSupra, Richard Meneghello discusses the recent decision by a California judge that said that Proposition 22 was…

Posted in Arbitration Misclassification

New General Counsel Memo Highlights Key NLRB Priorities, Areas for Employer Caution 

From JDSupra,  James Crowley and Robert Lian Jr. discuss a memo from the new general counsel for…

Posted in Misclassification

CEOs May Be Personally Liable for Independent Contractor Misclassification

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent case in which the court did not dismiss a claim against…

Posted in Rhode Island

Secretary/Assistant in a Law Firm was Misclassified as Independent Contractor

An individual who was an administrative assistant or paralegal and helped answer the phone, maintained files, photocopied,…

Posted in New Jersey

NJDOL, Treasury Raid Worksite in First Joint-Enforcement Action to Combat Worker Misclassification

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development announces the first joint enforcement action to fight…

Posted in Vermont

Vermont Employee Misclassification Task Force Invites Public Comment 

The Office of the Vermont Attorney General announces public hearings on August 26 and 27, 2021. Employee…

Posted in California

Zimmer Settles Employee Misclassification Class Action for $7.3M

From Orthopedics This Week, Kim Delmonico reports on the preliminary approval of a settlement of claims that…