Category: Misclassification

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What Businesses Need to Know as DOL Seeks to Kill Trump-Era Gig Economy Rule (Again) 

From JDSupra, Lisa Nagele-Piazza discusses continuing saga of the Trump administration’s rule that establishes a standard for…

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Home Health Care, Franchise, and Food Industries Under Attack: April 2022 IC Legal News Update

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses April cases in which workers were found to be misclassified as independent contractors…

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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…

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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…

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Lawsuit Alleges Chicken Farmer Misclassification

From The American Prospect, Claire Kelloway Michael and Jean-Nichole Diaz wanted a farm business to pass down…

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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…

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7 Biggest Wage and Hour Landmines for Healthcare Employers – and Your Blueprint for Avoiding Them 

From JDSupra. Patrick Dalin reviews the biggest landmines for healthcare employers including misclassifying healthcare workers as independent…

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Against the Odds: Did a Court of Appeals Just Grant Independent Contractors the Right to Strike and Organize?

From JDSupra, Todd Lebowitz discusses a recent decision by the First Circuit Court of Appeals in which…

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Worker Classification: Employee or Contractor? 

From JDSupra, Jason Freeman provides an excellent review of the difference between an employee and independent contractor. Jason…

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Some Large Companies Are No Longer Requiring Consumers and Employees to Waive Class Action Claims 

From JDSupra, Thomas Elkind does an excellent job of reviewing key parrts of the history of arbitration…

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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…

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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…