Category: Misclassification

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Don’t Be Fooled: Employers Cannot Circumvent Wage and Hour Rules by Classifying Workers as Contractors! 

From JDSupra, Derrick Earl Anderson. Taviea Carey, and Jean Kuei discuss the importance of classifying workers correctly,…

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Industries Counteract Class Action Independent Contractor Misclassification Claims

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses two cases in which workers were found to be independent contractors. Richard…

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Why Employment Counsel Need a Seat at the Table for All M&A Transactions 

From JDSupra, Laura Mallory discusses the importance of having an employment attorney involved in an acquisition to…

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New DOL independent contractor rule may not be a cure-all for chicken farmer

by Dave Dickey, Columnist, Investigate MidwestJune 5, 2024 Chicken farmers have long chafed at Big Poultry’s tournament…

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Congressional Review Act (CRA) May Have Been Incentive for United States Department of Labor to Finalize Independent Contractor Rule

From JDSupra, James Plunkett discusses Republicans in the United States House of Representatives introducing a Congressional Review…

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Is gig work compatible with employment status? Study finds reclassification benefits both workers and platforms

From Phys.org, Tanner Stening discusses recent research which suggests that reclassification benefits both workers and platforms. Tanner…

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Independent Contractor or Not: Circus Worker Asserts Oral Contract

From Human Resources Director(HRD) (Australia), Paulinet Tamaray discusses a recent case in which a circus worker was…

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Considerations When Switching Independent Contactors to Employees

From JDSupra, Scott Leah discusses factors to consider if/when a company has an independent contractor that might…

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Top 10 Employment Compliance Pitfalls for Emerging Companies

From JDSupra, Yiorgos Koliopoulos, Amanda Weaver, and Laura Windsor discuss some of the most significant challenges facing…

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Everything Old is New Again: The Department of Labor Returns to the Past with Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Eric Kinder describes the new independent contractor rule as returning to the past independent contractor…

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The Federal Trade Commission’s Final Rule on Non-Competes: the Baby or the Bathwater?

From JDSupra, Marcia Goodman, Gail Levine, Andrew Rosenman, Richard Snyder, and Ruth Zadikany discuss the rule issued…

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United States Department of Labor Obtains Order for Contractor to Pay Wages, Damages, and Penalties for Misclassifying Workers

The United States Department of Labor obtained a consent judgment that requires a Virginia concrete contractor to…