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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Can You Legally Get Criminal Background Checks on Independent Contractors?

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the risk that obtaining a background check on independent contractor may violate…

Posted in Wisconsin

Wisconsin top court upholds ruling that declared Amazon drivers to be employees

From The Hill, Miranda Nazzaro reports that the Wisconsin Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling…

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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Reconsidering Uber’s Pop-Up Terms & Conditions 

From JDSupra, Marisa Roman discusses a case pending before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in which the…

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Employment Status – A View From Both Sides of the Pond

From JDSupra, Akshay Chauhan, Alex Fisher, and Robert Hale discuss classifying workers in the United States and…

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Washington DC Attorney General Settles with Gig Customer Service Firm for Misclassifying Workers

The Attorney General of Washington DC announced that it settled claims with a gig economy customer service…

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Independent Contractor Rule Takes Effect, But Legal Challenges Mount 

From JDSupra, Justin Barnes discusses the legal challenges facing the United States Department of Labor’s new independent…

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New DOL Independent Contractor Rule Goes Into Effect, While NLRB Joint Employer Rule Vacated at the Eleventh Hour

From JDSupra, Morgan Harrison, Emily Jewell, and Megan Mitchell discuss the new independent contractor rule which went…

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Court Challenges Filed to Final Independent Contractor Rule – But Does It Really Matter?‎ 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the court challenges to the United States Department of Labor’s new independent…

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DOL Issues Final FLSA Independent Contractor Rule, Returns to Six-Factor Economic Reality Test

From JDSupra. David Leishman, Peter Milianti, and Michael Phillips discuss discuss the new United States Department of…

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New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Issues Stop-Work Order to Used Car Dealer for Employee Misclassification

On March 1, 2024, the New Jersey Department of Labor announced that it had issued a stop-work…

Posted in Rhode Island

R.I. Labor Dept. fines Mass. firm a ‘historic’ penalty for wage theft, misclassification of employees

From The Boston Globe, Amanda Milkovits reports that the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training fined…

Posted in National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

Court Vacates New NLRB Joint Employer Rule 

From JDSupra, Todd Lebowitz discusses the decision by a federal court to vacate the National Labor Relations…