Category: States

Posted in Virginia

Bookkeeper for Virginia Common Interest Community Presumed to be an Independent Contractor

From JDSupra, Kevin Kernan, Kathryn Murphy, and Nasim Saeidi discuss changes in the laws of Virginia governing…

Posted in New York

EV Taxi Startup Revel to Lay Off Employee Drivers for Independent Contractors 

From Bloomberg, Natalie Lung reports that a New York ride share company, Revel, will be changing its…

Posted in Massachusetts

Minnesota Increases Penalties for Misclassification

From JDSupra, Avery Brooks Bennett, Daniel Prokott, and Molly Sigel discuss Minnesota employment law updates including increased…

Posted in Minnesota

Effective July 1, Minnesota Employers Face Increased Scrutiny and Possible Liability for Using Independent Contractors Versus Employees

From JDSupra, Kurt Erickson and Thomas Revnew discuss the increased penalities for misclassifying workers as independent contractors…

Posted in New Jersey

Key Ruling on Real Estate Broker Classification Announced by New Jersey Supreme Court

From JDSupra, Jason Finkelstein and Dalila Haden discuss a recent case in which the New Jersey Supreme…

Posted in New Jersey

NJ Supreme Court Holds That NJ Wage Payment Law is Inapplicable to Real Estate Salesperson Who Has Independent Contractor Agreement with Broker

From JDSupra, Barry Goodman and Conor Hennessey discuss a recent case in which the New Jersey Supreme…

Posted in Minnesota

Minnesota Attorney General, State Legislators and Others Praise Legislature’s Passage of Bill to Combat Misclassification

The Minnesoate legislature passed a bill to combat misclassification of workers as independent contractors and gained the…

Posted in Pennsylvania

Pepperidge Farm Drivers in Pennsylvania Deemed Contractors

From Bloomberg Law News, Allie Reed reports that the Third Circuit Court of Appeals said that Pepperidge…

Posted in Minnesota

Minnesota Evaluation Report: Minnesota has Neither an Adequate Nor Coordinated Approach for Ensuring that Minnesota Workers are properly classified

The Office of the Legislative Audit issued a report that reviewed Minnesota’s approach to protect workers from…

Posted in New Jersey

N.J. Case Creates Model for Independent Contractor Status

From the National Association of Realtors, Melissa Dittmann Tracey discusses a recent New Jersey case in which…

Posted in Oregon

Oregon DOJ Ramps up Child Support Reporting Requirements for Payments to Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Paul Cirner discusses new “new hire” reporting requirements in Oregon. Paul writes: Many companies with…

Posted in Arbitration California

5 Ways California Employers Can Stay Ahead of the Next Problem 

From JDSupra, Lynne Hermle provides excellent advice for California employers some of which is terrific advice for…