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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…

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Appeals Court Allows IC Misclassification Suit by Models to Proceed

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports on a lawsuit by models alleging they were misclassified as independent contractors….

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NYC extends Human Rights Law to freelancers, group gains protections against discrimination, harassment

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions, reports that New York City…

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Will New York Be The Next Gig Economy Battlefield?

From JDSupra, Melissa Osipoff Camire suggests that New York may follow California’s lead and adopt a test…