Category: Misclassification

Posted in Freelancing Misclassification

FTC Order Requires HomeAdvisor to Pay Up To $7.2 Million and Stop Deceptively Marketing its Leads for Home Improvement Projects 

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a proposed order requiring HomeAdvisor, Inc. to pay $7.2 million for…

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California Court of Appeal Calls Into Question Evidentiary Value of Electronic Signatures

From JDSupra, Brett Watson discusses troubling language in a recent decision that upheld the validity of handwritten…

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California Court of Appeal Curbs “I Do Not Recall Signing” Defense to Arbitration Agreements

From JDSupra, Jayvon Brown and Taylor Wendland discuss a recent case in which the court said that,…

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Paralegal Sues Law Firm for Misclassification after Firm Converted Her to an Independent Contractor

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports that a paralegal has sued a law firm after the firm hired…

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The Top Five Employment Law Issues Employers May Face In 2023

From JDSupra, Ena Diaz discusses employment law issues for 2023 including the rules proposed by United States…

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American Payroll Association Notes Concerns With Labor Department’s Proposed Worker Classification Rule

The American Payroll Association (APA) provided comments to the United States Department of Labor (DOL) in response…

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Employers beware! FTC proposes sweeping rule banning nearly all employee (and independent contractor) non-compete agreements 

From JDSupra, Thomas Groeller, Ed Harvey, and Nicole Williams discuss the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed rule prohibiting most…

Posted in Arizona Misclassification

Department of Labor obtains judgment ordering auto parts seller, logistics company to pay $5.6M to 1,398 misclassified drivers

The United States Department of Labor announced a consent judgement  requiring a auto parts distributor and logistics…

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Sports Industry Continues To Be Target For Independent Contractor Misclassification Class ‎Actions

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses recentc cases in which workers in sports industries alleged they were misclassified…

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Don’t panic: the long view of FTC’s proposed non-compete rule

From JDSupra, Patrick DePoy and William Wortel discuss the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed rule that would ban…

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FTC Proposes Rule Banning Use of Non-Competes with Employees and Workers and Limiting Employer Protections Against Unfair Competition

From JDSupra, Dawn Mertineit, Robert Milligan, Marcus Mintz, Katherine Perrelli, and Michael Wexler discuss a rule proposed…

Posted in California Misclassification

Real estate agent: employee or independent contractor?

From Human Resources Director, Bernise Carolino discusses a recent case in California in which the court said…