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 California

Two janitorial companies to pay more than $1.5 million for worker misclassification

From Transportation, Safety, Human Resources Compliance – J. J. Keller & Associates —  The California Labor Commissioner issued citations…

Posted in Misclassification

$6.5 Million Independent Contractor Misclassification Settlement Between Lowe’s and Its Home Improvement Contractors

  From the  Independent Contractor Compliance and Misclassification Legal Blog — “On Friday, May 23, 2014, Lowe’s Home Centers…

Posted in Freelancing

How To Become Self-Employed

From Dream It, Plan it, Do it —  It is no easy task to become self-employed. On…

Posted in Arizona

Arizona firm pays $600K in IC case; taking steps to prevent misclassification

From Staffing Industry Analysts —  An Arizona drywall contractor agreed to pay $556,000 in overtime back wages…

Posted in Workers Compensation

Worker Misclassification: How Job Titles Affect Workers’ Comp And Other Benefits

From the Digital Journal — “United Parcel Service (UPS) and FedEx Ground are major competitors in the U.S….

Posted in Rhode Island

Rhode Island considering changes to worker classification regulations

From  ICon Professional Services’ Blog — The Rhode Island state legislature is considering a bill that would create…

Posted in ACA Misclassification

Dental office worker misclassification

From DentistryIQ — Sometimes, classifying employees for your practice is easy. If you hire someone to open the office…

Posted in Colorado

Colorado Supreme Court: independent contractor status dependent on totality of the circumstances

From Lexology — The Colorado Supreme Court ruled yesterday that determining whether a worker is “customarily engaged in an…

Posted in Misclassification

Don’t Misclassify Workers as Independent Contractors

From The National Law Review “The IRS, U.S. Department of Labor, countless other government agencies, and plaintiff’s attorneys…

Posted in Texas

In Texas, Construction Reform Has an Unlikely Champion

From Working In These Times —  “It’s the Wild West,” says Stan Marek, CEO of Marek Brothers, in an…

Posted in Misclassification

Registered Representatives of Independent Broker-Dealers are Properly Classified as Independent Contractors

From the Financial Services Institute — The independent broker-dealer (IBD) business model focuses on offering financial solutions to…

Posted in Misclassification

IRS Topic 762 – Independent Contractor vs. Employee

From  Walton Insurance Agency —  For federal employment tax purposes, the usual common law rules are applicable to determine…