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 Florida

Florida Home Healthcare Worker Found to be Misclassified as Contractor – An Employer’s Survival Guide to Avoid Similar Fate

From JDSupra, Andrew Froman discusses a recent case in which a home healthcare worker was found to…

Posted in California

Uber and Lyft Owe California $413 Million in Unemployment Insurance Taxes, Study Says

From Vice, Edward Ongweso Jr discusses a recent report which conlcudes that Uber and Lyft owe the state…

Posted in Washington

Seattle proposes minimum wage for DoorDash, Rover, other gig workers

From Crosscut, Josh Cohen reports that Seattle City Councilmembers have introduced bill that would provide a minimum…

Posted in Misclassification

7 Biggest Wage and Hour Landmines for Healthcare Employers – and Your Blueprint for Avoiding Them 

From JDSupra. Patrick Dalin reviews the biggest landmines for healthcare employers including misclassifying healthcare workers as independent…

Posted in Washington

Washington Becomes Second State to Declare Nondisclosure and Nondisparagement Provisions Unlawful in Employment and Independent Contractor Agreements

From JDSupra, Elisabeth Koloup Hall writes about a recent law that bans nondisclosure and nondisparagement provisions in employment…

Posted in Washington

Washington’s New Law Presents Sweeping Changes to Gig Economy

From JDSupra, Kathryn Fletcher and Emma Healey discuss a new law in Washington that provides certain drivers…

Posted in Misclassification

Against the Odds: Did a Court of Appeals Just Grant Independent Contractors the Right to Strike and Organize?

From JDSupra, Todd Lebowitz discusses a recent decision by the First Circuit Court of Appeals in which…

Posted in Misclassification

Worker Classification: Employee or Contractor? 

From JDSupra, Jason Freeman provides an excellent review of the difference between an employee and independent contractor. Jason…

Posted in Misclassification

Some Large Companies Are No Longer Requiring Consumers and Employees to Waive Class Action Claims 

From JDSupra, Thomas Elkind does an excellent job of reviewing key parrts of the history of arbitration…

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts High Court Expands Employer Liability for Late Payment of Wages 

From JDSupra, Christopher Kaczmarek, Melissa McDonagh, and Stephen Melnick discuss a recent case in which the Masschusetts…

Posted in Massachusetts

Title VII Claims Fail When Plaintiff is an Independent Contractor

A recent Massachusetts District Court decision follows a series of cases in which a plaintiff is unable…

Posted in Alabama Georgia

Alabama, Georgia Lawmakers Make Uber, Grubhub Drivers Independent Contractors

From the Insurance Journal, William Rabb reports that Alabama and Georgia are poised to enact laws that make…