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New York Enacts Sweeping Changes to Independent Contractor Arrangements

From JDSupra, Matthew Capobianco, Paul Piccigallo, and Rick Reyes provide an overview of New York’s Freelance Isn’t…

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Concerns Over New York State’s Freelancer Pay Protection Bill – And How to Navigate ‎Around Them

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses concerns (and how to address them) with New York State’s new law…

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New York State to Require Written Agreements for Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Lisa Dayan discusses the Freelance Isn’t Free Act recently passed in New York. The Freelance…

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New York Law Protects Independent Contractors who Settle Discrimination Claims 

From JDSupra, Christian Bashi, Wendy Butler, Erika Cagney, Terri Chase, Jessica Kastin, and Matthew Lampe discuss a…

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New York State’s Freelancer Pay Protection Bill Signed Despite Prior Veto and Continuing Defects

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the provisions (and the flaws) with the recently enacted New York statute…

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New York Governor Signs Legislation to Protect the Rights of Freelance Workers 

New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law the “Freelance Isn’t Free” Act, which provides protections for…

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New York Attorney General Settles with Uber and Lyft for $328 Million

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced settlements with Uber and Lyft requiring them to pay funds…

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Proliferating Pay Protection Laws Favoring Independent Contractors Create Perils for ‎Businesses

From JDSupra, Janet Barsky and Richard Reibstein discuss the increase in the number of laws and ordinances…

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Judge upholds $18 minimum pay for NYC delivery workers

From TechCrunch, Rebecca Bellan reports that a judge has upheld New York City’s minimum pay rate for…

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NYC minimum wage for delivery workers stayed by judge

From the Washington Post, Eli Tan reports that a judge has delayed a rule that would have…

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Uber, DoorDash and Grubhub Sue New York City Over Minimum Pay Law

From The New York Times, Kellen Browning and Ana Ley report that Uber, DoorDash and Grubhub asked for court…

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New York State Legislature Again Passes the Freelance Isn’t Free Act

From JDSupra, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs, Henry Shapiro, and Jamie Levitt discuss the passage of the Freelancer…