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

Written Contract Will Be Required For Many Independent Contractors And Freelance Workers In Los Angeles Starting July 1, 2023 

From JDSupra, Leigh White discusses a Los Angeles ordinance that protects independent contractors and is similar to…

Posted in New York

NYC minimum wage for delivery workers stayed by judge

From the Washington Post, Eli Tan reports that a judge has delayed a rule that would have…

Posted in New York

Uber, DoorDash and Grubhub Sue New York City Over Minimum Pay Law

From The New York Times, Kellen Browning and Ana Ley report that Uber, DoorDash and Grubhub asked for court…

doordasher delivery person
Posted in Misclassification

Earn by Time Mode

DoorDash announces a Earn buy Time option for drivers to be paid an hourly rate while delivering….

Posted in Minnesota

Court awards $254K in back wages, damages after US Department of Labor investigation finds medical transport company misclassified employees 

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced that a court in Minneapolis awarded $254k in back…

Posted in Misclassification

US Department of Labor sues national customer support service provider in Florida for workers misclassified as independent contractors 

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it filed a suit against Arise Virtual Solutions,…

Posted in Misclassification Oklahoma

US Department of Labor Recovered $142K for Misclassified Healthcare Workers 

The United States Department of Labor recovered $142,360 in back wages for 65 workers misclassified  as independent…

Posted in Workers Compensation

How Gig Work is Creating Special Risks in Workers’ Compensation

From JDSupra, Debbie Hammer provides an excellent overview of the workers compensation issues and risks that arise…

Posted in New York

New York State Legislature Again Passes the Freelance Isn’t Free Act

From JDSupra, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs, Henry Shapiro, and Jamie Levitt discuss the passage of the Freelancer…

Posted in Misclassification

DOL’s Proposed FLSA Independent Contractor Rule: Investment as Indicative of Profit and Loss

From JDSupra, Andrew McKinley, Alex Simon, and Kyle Winnick discuss the United States Department of Labor’s proposed…

Posted in National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

NLRB Does 180º (360º? 540º?) Turn on Independent Contractor Analysis; It May Not Matter

From JDSupra, Dayna Chucta and Hugh Murray, III discuss the decision by the National Labor Relations Board…

Posted in National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

NLRB Modifies Independent Contractor Test

From JDSupra, Greg Guidry, Eric Stuart, and Zachary Zagger discuss the decision by the National Labor Relations…