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 Ohio

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) wants to close worker classification loopholes

From the  Mansfield News Journal | — By classifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees under federal…

Posted in New York

NY DOL crackdown on “classification” of workers

From Lexology — In 2013, New York’s “Joint Enforcement Task Force on Employee Misclassification” identified 24,000 instances…

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Posted in Freelancing New York

The self-employment surge and how professionals can best prepare

From BinghamtonHomePage — “professionals are choosing self-employment in order to control the type of work assignments they pursue…

Posted in Utah

Utah unemployment claimant was an employee despite independent contractor agreement

From CCH — another reminder that having an independent contractor agreement is not conclusive if the relationship of…

Posted in Freelancing

The Pitfalls of Freelancing

Hat tip to Mashable for posting and to Fabrizio Faraco for posting on Pinterest.

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Posted in Freelancing

The Rise of the Freelancer

    via The Freelance Revoluion at Officing Today

Posted in New York

Dangers of misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor highlighted once again in New York Appellate Court decision

From Lexology — Michael S. Arnold writes: Catherin Nance provided photojournalistic services to the New York Post as…

Posted in California

California: When is an Independent Contractor Actually an Employee?

From Rukin Hyland Doria & Tindall LLP — The U.S. Department of Labor has published a worksheet that describes…

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Posted in Colorado

Totality of the Circumstances determines employee or independent contractor

From Colorado Employment Lawyers – “he Courts found that the question of whether or not an individual…

Posted in Michigan

Independent contractor or employee: Who is working for you?

From Crain’s Detroit Business — The IRS recently developed a three-part test to determine whether a worker should be…

Posted in Misclassification

See No Harassment, Hear No Harassment? Not Anymore: The Fourth Circuit Holds Employer Liable for Third-Party Harassment

From Seyfarth Shaw — an employer may be liable for third-party, non-employees who create a hostile work environment…

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Posted in California

Another Logistics and Delivery Company Found to Have Misclassified its Drivers as Independent Contractors

From the  Independent Contractor Compliance and Misclassification Legal Blog — The Ninth Circuit set forth the governing law in…