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 Illinois

Illinois Becomes the First State to Enact Protections for Freelance Workers

From JDSupra, Kerri Feczko, Darren Mungerson, and Matthew Ruza discuss the recent law in Illinois that provides…

Posted in Misclassification

Contractor or employee? Choose wisely

From The Business Times, Janet Arrowood discusses the risks of misclassification from the persepective of the Internal…

Posted in Misclassification

Why Labor Investigations Target Independent Contractors

From RACmonitor, Cara Ludwig, Esq. discsusses the Department of Labor’s focus on misclassification in the healthcare industry….

Posted in Massachusetts

42 proposed ballot questions filed with AG: Topics from rents to MCAS and driver rights 

From MassLive, Chris Lisinski reports on measures that were brought to the Massachusetts Attorney General for review/approval before they…

Posted in Misclassification

Don’t Get Exposed: Limiting Your Liability Under Prevailing Wage and Hour Laws 

From JDSupra, Eda Haksal and Jackson Nichols discuss the potential risk that a general contractor may be…

Posted in Arbitration

Don’t Hide Your Hyperlinks: (Successfully) Using Arbitration Agreements to Avoid Class Litigation 

From JDSupra, David Krueger discusses a recent case which hinged on whether the plaintiff had actual or…

Posted in Canada

Ontario, Canada Appeal Court Finds Independent Contractors Have Duty to Mitigate Damages When Fixed-Term Contract is Terminated Early

From JDSupra, Rhonda Levy and George Vassos discuss a recent case in Ontario in which the court…

Posted in Misclassification

House Committee Debates Changes to Independent Contractor Rule

From Lexology, Hall Benefits Law reports that the Education Committee and Workforce Committee of the United States…

Posted in Arizona Misclassification

U.S. Labor Department seeking over 1,300 current, former workers at Arizona auto parts distributor, delivery company to repay over $5.6M in back wages, damages

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) is looking for people who may have worked for Diligent…

Posted in California Misclassification

United States Representatives Urge Department of Labor to Investigate Misclassification at Deel

From the office of Representative Adam Schiff (D-California), Representative Schiff, along with Representatives Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), Raúl…

Posted in Arbitration California

Adolph v. Uber: Sending Individual PAGA Claims to Arbitration Does Not Affect Plaintiffs’ Standing to Pursue a Representative PAGA Claim 

From JDSupra, Lisa Bowman, Katie Briscoe, Andrew Livingston, Amanda MacDonald, and Justin Washington discuss a recent case…

Posted in Arbitration California

California Supreme Court Boosts PAGA Claimants’ Rights in Highly Anticipated Decision: 5-Step Action Plan for Employers

From JDSupra, Anet Drapalski, Benjamin Ebbink, Lonnie Giamela, Alden Parker, Erin Price, and Hannah Sweiss discuss the…