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 Misclassification

Human Resources Can Take These 3 Steps to Minimize Misclassification of Gig Economy Workers

From JDSupra, Brett Owens offers three recommendations for human resource departments to minimize the risks of using…

Posted in Arbitration

Ninth Circuit revisits standards for enforcing online arbitration provisions

From JDSupra, Mark Levin discusses a recent case in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reviews…

Posted in Misclassification

No Lag: Ensuring Compliance with Labor and Employment Law in the Esports Industry 

From JDSupra, Brooke Bahlinger and Davis Mosmeyer III discuss the classification of players in the esports (electronic…

Posted in Arbitration

The Pros – and Cons – of Arbitration Agreements with Class Action Waivers 

From JDSupra, Michael Kun provides an analysis of the pros and cons of mandatory arbitration agreements with class…

Posted in Misclassification

Lawsuit Alleges Chicken Farmer Misclassification

From The American Prospect, Claire Kelloway discusses a lawsuits that alleges that a corporation misclassified individuals who…

Posted in Misclassification

Disgruntled Workers Raise Class Action Against Sotheby’s After Alleged Independent Contractor Misclassification

From Risk & Insurance, Autumn Demberger reports that works at Sotheby’s, one of the world’s largest brokers…

Posted in Tennessee Workers Compensation

From Contractor to Conflict: Independent Contractors and On-the-Job Injuries 

From JDSupra, Alexandra Ortiz Hadley discusses the obligations of a business that hires an independent contractor to provide…

Posted in Michigan

US Department of Labor finds employer’s pay practices denied 7 Michigan residential healthcare workers $94K in back wages 

The United States Department of Labor found that a Michigan employer misclassified healthcare providers as independent contractors…

Posted in Canada

Ontario Updates: Bill 88 Receives Royal Assent, Establishes Digital Platform Workers’ Rights

From JDSupra, Khalfan Khalfan and Tamara Ticoll discuss Ontario’s Bill 88 which amends the Employment Standards Act,…

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…