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Independent Contractor Handshake in New York: New Bills Would Establish a Form of “Sectoral” Bargaining for Selected Gig Economy Independent Contractors 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses proposed legislation in New York that would create a system for workers…

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Independent Contractor Handshake in New York: New Bills Would Establish a Form of “Sectoral” Bargaining for Selected Gig Economy Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses legislation being considered in New York that would allow drivers to organize…

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Models who say they were misclassified as contractors win class certification 

From Reuters, Brendan Pierson reports that models suing model agencies were certified for class actions alleging that…

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NY Court of Appeals Grapples with Classifying Gig Workers and the Modern Economy 

From JDSupra, Shannon Farmer, Jessica Federico, Christopher Kelly, and Marjorie Peerce discuss the recent case in New…

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Is the New Postmates Decision in New York a Blockbuster Case on Independent Contractor Misclassification or Not?

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the New York Court of Appeals decision upholding the Appellate Division’s decision that…

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NYC Amends Guidance, Now Requires Independent Contractors to Receive Annual Anti-Harassment Training 

From JDSupra, Meredith-Anne Berger, Anne Dana, and Gena Usenheimer share guidance from New York City saying that…

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Gig Worker Protections Debated in New York High Court

From Courthouse New Service, Amanda Ottaway reports on a case before the New York Court of Appeals…

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New York City Issues Guidance Clarifying New Independent Contractor Protections Under Human Rights Law 

From JDSupra, Anna Broccolo, Richard Greenberg and Daniel Jacobs share information about the New York City’s guidance…

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Independent Contractors Gain New Rights in NYC Anti-Discrimination Law Update

From Hireright, Alonzo Martinez discusses the protections for independent contractors with the recent changes to New York’s Human…

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Gig economy bills move forward in other blue states, after California clears the way 

From The Washington Post, Eli Rosenberg discusses legislative efforts in other states to adopt measures to protect…

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New York’s Gig Economy Legislative Proposals For 2020 Begin To Take Shape

From JDSupra, Melissa Osipoff Camire discusses New York legislators’ proposals to change New York laws governing the…

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Could 2020 Be The Year Of The California Copycats? Other States Line Up To Consider Misclassification Statutes

From Mondaq, Richard R. Meneghello discusses the possibility that California’s ABC test will be adopted by other…