Category: Misclassification

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Worker Misclassification is No Laughing Matter: Clowns file lawsuit over alleged independent contractor misclassification

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that a group of clown performers allege that they were misclassified as…

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Will Decide If Amazon Drivers Are Really Independent Contractors

From Urban Milwaukee, Erik Gunn of the Wisconsin Examiner reports that the Wisconsin Supreme Court will determine…

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India High Court held that an independent contractor does not come under the ambit of an employee

From Lexology, Manishi Pathak and Ranjan Jha discuss a recent case in which the court discussed the differences between…

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FedEx faces US racketeering lawsuit by former delivery contractor

From Reuters, Lisa Baertlein discusses a lawsuit alleging that Fedex Ground violated the United States Racketeer Influenced…

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Misclassified Caregiver Awarded $3 million 

From the  Asian Journal, Attorny C. Joe Sayas, Jr. reports on a case in which a caretaker was…

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Up to 2.1 Million U.S. Construction Workers Are Illegally Misclassified or Paid Off the Books

From The Century Foundation, Laura Valle Gutierrez,, Russ Ormiston, Dale L. Belman, and Jody Calemine report htat millions of…

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United States Department of Labor Recovers Back Wages and Damages for Security Guards Misclassified as Independent Contractors

The United States Department of Labor announced the recovery of wages and damgess for security gurads misclassified…

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Chicago Passes Sweeping New Paid Leave Ordinance

From JDSupra, Laura Friedel discusses the Chicago Paid Leave and Paid Sick and Safe Leave Ordinance that applies…

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United States Department of Labor Recovers $532K for Home Care Workers Misclassified as Independent Contractors 

The United States Department of Labor announced that it recovered $532,842 for home healthcare workers who were…

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Hoopla Over Arbitration of IC Misclassification Cases Makes Little Sense: 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the exception to the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) for workers engaged in…

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‎“Unlawyering” Can Avoid Joint Employer Status Under the New NLRB Rule

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the new joint employer rule issued by the National Labor Relations Board…

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Onboarding for Service Providers at Early-Stage Companies

From JDSupra, Giancarlos Rodriguez, Gary Schall, and Daniel Zimmermann discuss the challenges and issues facing start-ups who…