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 Massachusetts

Massachusetts Employers Are Strictly Liable for Treble Damages for Late Wage Payments 

From JDSupra, Raymond Ripple and Timothy Van Dyck discuss a recent case in which the Massachusetts Supreme…

Posted in Freelancing

5 Important Ways to Hire Independent Contractors

As an employer, there are several challenges you may face. For example,  there may come a time…

Posted in Massachusetts

Patel, et al. v. 7-Eleven, Inc., et al – While the Massachusetts’ Independent Contractor Statute May Apply to Franchise Relationships, the SJC’s Decision Actually offers Protection for Franchisors

From JDSupra, Anthony Califano, Keval Kapadia, and John Skelton discuss the recent Massachusetts case in which the…

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rules that Independent Contractor Test Applies to Franchisees 

From JDSupra, Allison Anderson, Christopher Feudo, and Natalie Panariello discuss the recent Massachusetts case in which the…

Posted in California

California Continues to Go to the Dogs

From JDSupra, Anthony Oncidi and Dylan Tedford discuss an appellate case in California which centers on whether…

Posted in Misclassification

Trump’s Independent Contractor Regs Are In Place . . . For Now.

From JDSupra, James Coleman reviews the recent court decision in which the Biden administration’s withdrawal of the Trump…

Posted in Misclassification

Whistleblower Claims Failed Because ER Doctor Was an Independent Contractor

From SHRM, Rosemarie Lally, J.D., discusses a recent case in which an independent contractor was not able…

Posted in National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

NLRB Issues Unfair Labor Practice Complaint Alleging Misclassification of Independent Contractors Is a Stand-Alone Unfair Labor Practice

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a complaint issued by a regional office of the Natiaonl Labor Relatios Board…

Posted in ABC New Jersey

The ABC Test At Issue Before NJ Supreme Court: What Does A “Place of Business” Mean For Unemployment Law

From JDSupra, Mark Tabakman discusses a pending case in New Jersey which will address what it means…

Posted in Arbitration

FAIR Act: U.S. House Passes Bill Eliminating Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

From JDSupra, Robert Gilmore and Hannah Kraus discuss the House’s passage of a bill that would prohibit…

Posted in Misclassification

Massachusetts High Court Deals Blow to Franchisors Seeking Judicial Exemption from That State’s Strict Independent Contractor Test, But All Is Not Lost 

From JDSupra,,Richard Reibstein discusses a recent case in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First…

Posted in Misclassification

Court orders home healthcare agency to pay more than $430K in back wages, damages, penalties for misclassifying workers

The United States Department of Labor reports that a home healthcare staffing agency was ordered to pay…