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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…

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Court Says Uber Drivers Are Independent Contractors – New Michigan Law Agrees

  From Newmeth Law Employment Blog, Patricia Nemeth and Kellen T. Myers discuss the Florida finding that…

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Court says Uber drivers independent contractors

  From Daily Commercial, Dara Kam reports that a Florida appeals court said that an Uber driver was…

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Independent Contractors & Misclassification In The Trucking Industry

  From the Dolman Law Group,  Matthew Dolman discusses independent contractors in the trucking industry and provides guidance…

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Florida’s final order classifies Uber drivers as independent contractors

From the South Florida Business Journal, Cindy Barth shares the final order issued by the  Florida Department…

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Uber just notched a win in Florida

From Quartz, Alison Griswold reports that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) said that two Uber…

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Workers win $42,000 suit after saying they were denied overtime, minimum wage

From the Miami Herald, Nicholas Nehamas reports that two drivers for a service that delivers over-the-counter and…