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

1099 vs W2 – Is your worker an Independent Contractor or Employee?

From intuit — A 10 question wizard to help determine if a worker is an independent contractor…

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Posted in Misclassification

No, No, No – Your Independent Contractor Cannot Sign A Noncompete. Never. Ever.

From Mondaq and Strasburger — Tiffany Hildreth writes   As we all know, there is no one right…

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Posted in New York

Are Exotic Dancers Employees or Independent Contractors?

From the Wall Street Journal – “a case that has raised an increasingly common question about so-called…

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Posted in Freelancing

5 Predictions for the Freelance Economy in 2015 – Forbes

From Forbes — “In some ways the future is now and, based on our extensive analysis of…

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Posted in Freelancing

Netherlands: Independent contractor proposal could alter usage

From Staffing Industry Analysts —   “A Dutch legislative proposal could affect the use of independent contractors by…

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Posted in Freelancing

Merged freelance startup Elance-oDesk raises $30M

From the  Silicon Valley Business Journal — Elance-oDesk raised $30 million in new funding eight months after…

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Posted in Misclassification

Labor Department Sharpening Focus on Misclassification

From Bloomberg BNA – “ In combating employee misclassification, the Labor Department is taking strategic misclassification enforcement…

Posted in Freelancing Misclassification

Contingent worker sues Google claiming IC misclassification

From Staffing Industry Analysts –   McPherson worked as a site merchandiser in the Google Play unit…

Posted in New Hampshire

New Hampshire joins feds in independent contractor misclassification fight

From Staffing Industry Analysts — New Hampshire signed a memorandum of understanding to crack down on misclassification…

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Posted in Freelancing Misclassification

Differentiating Yourself as an Independent Contractor NOT an Employee

From Eagle in Canada — while this article relates to being an independent contractor in Canada, it…

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Posted in Misclassification

Sham contracting: become an independent contractor, or you’re fired!

From Lexology — Interesting report of legislation in Australia to protect workers — Robko Construction Pty Ltd…

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Posted in California

Newspaper Carriers were Employees, Despite Independent Contractor Agreement, California Court Rules

From Jackson Lewis Workplace Resource Center — “Under California law, whether a worker is an employee or…