Category: States

Posted in California

San Diego City Attorney Announces that Funds Due to Misclassified Instacart Workers Are Now Available

San Diego, Office of the City Attorney announced that millions of dollars owed to San Diego Instacart…

Posted in California

San Francisco Announces a $6 Million Settlement with Handy Technologies, Inc. for Misclassifying Workers

The San Francisco District Attorney announched the settlement with Handy Technologies, Inc. resolving complaints that Handy had…

Posted in Minnesota

Minnesota Governor Creates Committee to Study Rideshare Regulations and Vetoes Rideshare Legislation in its Current Form

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz vetoed legislation that would have established minimum compensation for independent contractor drivers for…

Posted in California

Beachbody misclassified coaches as independent contractors, worker alleges in class-action lawsuit

From HRDive, Emilie Shumway discusses the allegations by a direct sales coach that Beachbody misclassified sales coaches…

Posted in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Fines Roofing Contractor for  Misclassification

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry fined a roofing company for misclassifying workers as independent contractors….

Posted in California

Court Says Statute Allows California Financial Broker ito be Independent Contractor

From AdvisorHub, Miriam Rozen discusses a case in which a California appeals court relied on an exception…

Posted in ABC California

Gig Workers: 2, California: 0 in Ongoing Fight for Independent Contractor Status 

From JDSupra, David Gobel and Anthony Oncidi discuss a recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of…

Posted in California

Emerging healthcare gig economy: an Uber driver in scrubs

From Capitol Weekly, Brian Crone, the owner of The Law Office of Brian Crone, an attorney specializing…

Posted in Washington DC

Washington DC AG Secures $835,000 from Construction Company that Misclassifed Workers 

The Attorney General for the District of Columbia announced that a construction company that misclassified workers as…

Posted in California

Hearst settles independent contractor rights class action for nearly $1 million

From Courthouse News Service, Natalie Hanson reports that Hearst settled misclassication claims by newspaper delivery contractors. Natalie…

Posted in New Jersey Pennsylvania

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro Announce Partnership to Strengthen Labor Law Enforcement, Protect Workers’ Rights

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro announed announce their intention to form an…

Posted in ABC California

The Status of Independent Contractors in California in 2023 

From JDSupra, James Carter discusses the state of independent contractors in California which seems to be constantly…