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 Freelancing

Freelance Workers Are Our Future. So Why Are We Penalizing Them?

From New Republic —  Rather than second-guessing the relationships between businesses and independent contractors and meddling in their…

Posted in Misclassification

FedEx Misclassified Drivers As Independent Contractors, Rules Ninth Circuit

From Forbes –  “FedEx is everywhere. But a key component of how it does business has been…

Posted in Freelancing

Why I Believe In The Freelance Workstream

  From Forbes — The shift to freelancing is for sure a two-way street. Not only do…

Posted in New York

Tutoring Company Misclassified Tutors as Independent Contractors in New York

From Independent Contractor Compliance and Misclassification Legal Blog.–  “TUTORING COMPANY FOUND TO HAVE MISCLASSIFIED TUTORS AS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS…

Posted in ACA

What does the Affordable Care Act have to do with independent contractors?

From Lexology —   The ACA incorporates the ERISA definition of an “employee” as “any individual employed by…

Posted in Oregon

Were Oregon workers independent contractors or employees?

From HR.BLR.com — The Oregon Appeals court said: that freedom from direction and control over the means of…

Posted in Misclassification

It depends: the top 3 inherently gray areas of employment law – Lexology

From Lexology — William A. Nolan identified three gray areas of employment law including: Is a worker an independent contractor…

Posted in Misclassification

More Exotic Dancers’ Misclassification Suits Dispute Clubs’ Business Model

  From Bloomberg BNA —  “[C]ourts evaluating exotic dancers’ misclassification cases typically examine the business relationship itself, rather than…

Posted in Virginia

Gov. McAuliffe Signs Executive Order Establishing Inter-Agency Task Force on Worker Misclassification

From NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather — Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe Press Release … Every…

Posted in Misclassification

Employee Misclassification Crackdown Continues to Impact the Event Marketing Industry

From PRWeb — “As the majority of the event marketing industry continues to walk a legal tightrope…

Posted in Freelancing

Freelancer: Our Goal: Meaningful Independence

From Freelancers Union—  There are definitely things to worry about for freelancers — quality health care, stress, getting…

Posted in Freelancing

Work Market Study Shows Freelance and Independent Contractor Workforce Poised to Transform Businesses Human Capital Strategies

From ITBusinessnet.com “In the next six years, the number of freelance workers is expected to grow to…