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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…

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Florida Agency Reverses Uber Ruling

From the Wall Street Journal, Lauren Weber reports that the Florida’s Department of Revenue said that an…

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Strippers score in suit: Hallandale club to pay $6 million in lost wages

From the Miami Herald, Rosalind Adams reports on the settlement of a class action suit which alleged…

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Florida Agency Classifies Uber Driver As Employee, Says He Is Eligible For Unemployment

From Buzzfeed, Johana Bhuiyan reports that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity determined that an Uber driver was…

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US DOL signs agreement with Florida Department of Revenue to reduce misclassification of employees

From the US Department of Labor — Florida is the 19th state to sign an agreement with…

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Employee Vs Independent Contractor – Florida

From  Hiring An Electrician  — In general, an independent contractor is an individual who is in business for…