Category: Georgia

Posted in Georgia Workers Compensation

AMC Looks to Erase $8.6 Million Verdict in ‘Walking Dead’ Stunt Death 

From Variety, Gene Maddaus reports that AMC Networks is arguing that a stuntman’s death should be processed…

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Are Georgia firms cheating 1,000s of workers out of benefits, health care?

  From PolitiFact Georgia, Jon Greenberg discusses misclassification in Georgia inlcuding a case in which an administrative judge found…

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Georgia Lawmakers Could Crack Down on Misclassification 

  From Construction Citizen, Scott Braddock reports that Georgia legislators may address misclassification issues by adopting the…

Posted in Georgia Misclassification

11th Circuit Overturns NLRB: Finds Atlanta-area Stagehands are Independent Contractors

From The National Law Review, John T. L. Koenig discusses a recent case in which the court…

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Employee Exclusion Applies to Independent Contractor Truck Driver 

From JDSupra, Peter Dworjanyn discusses whether an insurance company had to cover a claim made by an independent contractor…

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Public Hearings Examine Use Of Independent Contractors

From WABE, Shelby Lin Erdman reports that Georgia legislators held hearings on misclassification of workers as independent…

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State seeks cheating employers

From InsuranceNewsNet — Maggie Lee of The Macon Telegraph writes about Georgia House Bill 500 that strengthens…

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Georgia committee approves panel to study misclassification

From the Florida Times Union Jacksonville.com, Walter C. Jones writes about Georgia legislators considering legislation to address…

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Georgia Department of Labor cracks down on independent contractor misclassification

From HR.BLR.com — For the first prong of the test, Georgia courts have traditionally found that the following…