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July is the New January – New State Laws Do Not Take the Summer Off 

From JDSupra, Jo Gbujama, Joy Rosenquist, and Bruce Sarchet provide an outstanding summary of new legislation that…

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Sign of the Times? New Law Protects Florida Companies from Misclassification Claims When Aiding Gig Economy Workers in Emergencies

From JDSupra, Brett Owens discusses a recently enacted law in Florida that allows companies to provide certain…

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Florida Home Healthcare Worker Found to be Misclassified as Contractor – An Employer’s Survival Guide to Avoid Similar Fate

From JDSupra, Andrew Froman discusses a recent case in which a home healthcare worker was found to…

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The Cable Guy Is Not a Construction Worker, Florida Court Says

From the Insurance Journal, William Rabb reports on a recent case which involved a unique Florida law…

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Federal Court in Florida Rules that Federal Arbitration Act Exclusion Does Not Apply to Uber Drivers

From JDSupra, Corben Green discusses a recent Florida decision in which the court said that the Federal…

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Florida Businesses Required to Report Independent Contractor Hires Effective 1 October 2021

From JDSupra, April Boyer and Rio Gonzalez discuss a new Florida requirement that companies report when an…

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Florida Action Latest to Claim That Uber Impermissibly Treats Drivers as Independent Contractors

From LawStreet, Christina Tabacco reports on a class action lawsuit against Uber in Floriday alleging that the…

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Jury’s finding that barbers were independent contractors can stand, 11th Cir. says 

From HRDive, Jennifer Carsen reports on a case in which barbers in Florida were found to be…

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Florida Legislation Establishes That Ride-Sharing Drivers Are Independent Contractors, Not Employees 

    From Lexology, Anna P. Lazarus and Kevin J. White discuss a new Florida statute that says Lyft…

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Limited Impact of New Florida Law Deeming Uber, Lyft and Other Ride-Sharing Drivers Independent Contractors and Not Employees

  From JDSupra, Richard J. Reibstein discusses the new Florida law that says Uber, Lyft and similar…

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Big For Gigs: New Florida Law To Eliminate Misclassification Battles 

  From JD Supra, Richard Meneghello discusses the new Florida law and its similarity with a recent case from…

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Gig Economy Game-Changer? New Florida Law Ensures Contractor Status For Drivers 

  From Lexology, Richard R. Meneghello and Brett Owens discuss the key features of a new Florida legislation that…