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 California

Dead End for Class Certification? Ninth Circuit Provides Roadmap for Defending Independent Contractor Misclassification Class Claims 

From JDSupra, Matthew Goodman and Todd Lebowitz discuss a recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of…

Posted in ABC California

This Week at The Ninth: Class Certification and Misclassification

From JDSupra, James Sigel discusses a recent case in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said…

Posted in Arbitration

How Companies Can Hedge Risk of Mass Arbitration

From JDSupra, Marc Suskin and Rachel Thorn provide outstanding guidance on how to avoid mass arbitrations. Marc…

Posted in Arbitration

Drafting Effective Arbitration Agreements – Lessons Learned and Pitfalls to Avoid

From Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, Duncan Speller, Elliott Couper, and Jack Davies offer terrific advice for…

Posted in Misclassification

U.S. Labor Department Acknowledges “Important Role Legitimate Independent ‎Contractors Play in Our Economy”

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the back and forth approaches to the misclassification of workers by the United…

Posted in ABC California

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to California’s Independent Contractor Law

From JDSupra, David Cheng reports on the United States Supreme Court’s decision to not review a lower…

Posted in Misclassification

Gig Platforms, Wake Up. All Eyes Are Upon You.

From JDSupra, Alexandra Megaris provides a terrifc review of the actions and approach by the Federal Trade Commission…

Posted in ABC California

Time to Adapt: U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of California Assembly Bill No 5

From JDSupra, Marc Blubaugh discusses the United States Supreme Court’s decision to decline to review whether California’s independent…

Posted in Australia

‘Breakthrough moment’: Uber and Transport Workers’ Union strike agreement over gig workers’ rights

From SBS News, Tom Canetti reports that Uber and the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) have agreed to…

Posted in New York

New York State Legislature Approves Statutory Protections for Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Allan Bloom, Laura Fant, and Matthew Rosenthal discuss New York’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act, recently…

Posted in Misclassification

United States Department of Labor Plans to Engage in Rulemaking on Determining Employee or Independent Contractor Status under the FLSA

Jessica Looman, acting administrator for the United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, announced in…

Posted in ABC New Jersey

Just Trucking Along: New Jersey Federal Court Rules Truck Drivers Were Misclassified as Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Emily Bordens and MaryJane Dobbs discuss a recent decision that said that drivers were misclassified…