Category: New York

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New York Appellate Court Takes First Crack at Interpreting NYC’s Freelancing Law

From JDSupra, Miguel Lopez discussses the first appeallate decision interpreting New York City’s Freelancer isn’t Free Act…

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New York State Legislature Approves Statutory Protections for Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Allan Bloom, Laura Fant, and Matthew Rosenthal discuss New York’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act, recently…

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New York State Legislature Seeks to Expand Employee Rights to Freelancers Statewide

From JDSupra, Michael Paglialonga and Paul Piccigallo discuss legislation passed by the New York legislature but not…

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New York Employment Law: Find the Independent Contractor

From JDSupra, Theodore Eder discusses three cases in which the New York State Appellate Division determined if a…

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New York Strengthens Worker Whistleblower Protections to Include Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Scott Horton discusses changes to the New York law that protects whistleblowers including expanding the protections…

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New Trend? States Expanding Employment Laws to Cover Independent Contractors 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the passage of a law in New York that extends the protections of…

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New York’s General Contractors are Jointly Liable for Construction Worker Wages

From JDSupra, Eli Freedberg,,Liran Messinger, and Paul Piccigallo discuss a new law in New York which makes…

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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…