Category: Misclassification

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Labor Department Formally Withdraws Trump-Era Joint Employer Final Rule 

From JDSupra, Justin Barnes and Jeffrey Brecher discuss the United States Department of Labor’s withdrawal of the…

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US Department of Labor announces final rule to rescind March 2020 joint employer rule, ensure more workers minimum wage, overtime protections 

The Biden Administration’s United States Department of Labor announced a final rule to rescind the joint employer…

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Checking In On The PRO Act 

From JDSupra, Y. Rubi Bujanda and John Lomax Jr. provide an update on the status of the…

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Employing Illegal Workers is Playing with Fire 

From JDSupra, Ruth Ann Daniels and G. Tomas Rhodus discuss the risks of hiring illegal workers including…

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Gig Economy Companies Face Hidden Misclassification Landmine: I-9s and Immigration Compliance

From JDSupra, Jeffrey Winchester discusses the immigration and I-9 risks associated with misclassifying workers as as independent contractors….

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Key Considerations for Emerging Companies: Employment Law Risks 

From JDSupra, Mary Leigh Pirtle discusses important employment law considerations for new and growing companies including the importance…

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Independent Contractor Considerations for Family Businesses 

From JDSupra, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP provides good advice for engaging with independent contractors:  Who Is an…

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Court Approves $8.5 Million Settlement for Juicers in Misclassification Case Against Lime 

Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP reports that Lime settled claims alleging that “Juicers” were misclassified as…

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Worker Misclassification Alleged in ERISA Lawsuit 

From PLANSPONSOR, Rebecca Moore reports that an executive recruiter has alleged that he was misclassified as an independent…

Posted in California Misclassification

If The Signing’s Not Real, Don’t Count On Appeal

From JDSupra, Joshua Rodine and Michelle Zakarian discuss a recent case in California in which the court did…

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IRS Misclassifications and Costly Penalties: Independent Contractor or Employee

From JDSupra, Cayman Caven provides a review of the IRS test for classifying workers and the penalties…

Posted in Misclassification Tennessee

A Change of Season Often Brings Out Unique Workers’ Compensation Coverage Questions

From JDSupra, Barret Albritton discusses two unique questions about workers compensation including the question about whether a…