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 Freelancing

Record Number of Workers Quit Jobs to Become Self-Employed Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

From The Epoch Times, Katabella Roberts reports on the number of workers who have quit their jobs…

Posted in Washington

Seattle Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance 

From JDSupra, Peter Nohle and Sherry Talton discuss Seattle’s new “Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance” which, similar to…

Posted in Misclassification

State and Local Laws Require Greater Protections for Gig Workers: What Employers Need to Know

From JDSupra, Emily Schifter reviews recent gig-worker protections in laws and regulations around the country. Emily writes:…

Posted in ABC California

Costco Wins Independent Contractor Case: Is The Tide (Hopefully) Changing? 

From JDSupra, Mark Tabakman discusses a recent case which turned, in part, on the court’s finding that…

Posted in Canada

Canada: Employee or independent contractor?

From JDSupra, Catherine P. Coulter, Gergely Hegedus, and Alison Walsh discuss the classification of workers as employees…

Posted in Misclassification

10 Must-Haves in An Independent Contractor Agreement

From 4 Corner Resources, Pete Newsome discusses the key items that should be included in any independent…

Posted in Misclassification

Sixth Circuit Wins ETS Lottery and OSHA Suspends ETS-Related Activities 

From JDSupra, Charles Keller P.C., Brian Mills, and Jennifer Yee discuss the next steps for the challenges…

Posted in California

AB 5 Survives Challenge From Freelance Writers, Photographers 

From JDSupra, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP discusses the decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals…

Posted in Misclassification

Breaking News: OSHA Announces It Is Suspending Vaccination ETS Pending Court Challenges 

From JDSupra, Tracey Truesdale discusses the announcement by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) that it…

Posted in Misclassification

San Francisco secures over $5 million settlement for DoorDash workers 

The City Attorney of San Francisco’s announced a settlement with DoorDash for alleged violations of San Francisco…

Posted in ABC California

Supreme Court Seeks Solicitor General Input on Preemption Challenge to California’s AB 5 

From JDSupra, Alexander Chemers and Robert Roginson report that the United States Supreme Court has asked the…

Posted in Misclassification

Lawsuit Alleges Misclassification of and Wage Theft of Models

Courtney Abrams announced a lawsuit alleging that models were misclassified as independent contractors. November 10, 2021 (Los…