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New York Appellate Court Strikes Down Class Action Waivers

  From JDSupra, Howard Wexler and Robert Whitman discuss a New York Appellate case in which the court found a class…

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NY Times Freelancer Misclassified, Underpaid, Lawsuit Says

  From Bloomberg BNA, Jon Steingart reports that a photographer for the New York Times alleges that he was…

Posted in Arbitration New York

Newly Adopted “Freelance Isn’t Free” Rules Rife with Preemption Issues Under FAA 

  From JDSupra, Meredith-Anne Berger and Gena Usenheimer discuss the rules issued to implement the Freelance Isn’t Free Act…

Posted in New York

NYC Agency Publishes Rules for New Independent Contractor Law 

  From JDSupra, Mark Goldstein and Cindy Schmitt Minniti discuss rules issued by the New York City Department of Consumer…

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Judge finds NYC Uber drivers to be employees

  From the Albany Times Union, Matthew Hamilton reports on a decision by an administrative law judge that…

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New Freelancer Law Imposes Additional Requirements For NYC Companies Contracting With Freelancers 

  From JDSupra, Lisa Lewis and Danielle Thompson discuss the new Freelancers Isn’t Free Act that imposes…

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Freelance Isn’t Free Act — NYC Consumer Affairs

  With the Freelance Isn’t Free Act (FIFA) becoming effective on May 15, 2017,  The New York…

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Freelance Isn’t Free: New York City Reins in Independent Contractors, One Work Provider at a Time 

  From JDSupra, Alexander Batoff discusses the requirements of New York’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act (FIFA) which went into…

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Black Car Drivers in New York City Held Independent Contractors By Federal Court of Appeals

  From JDSupra, Richard J. Reibstein discusses the recent Second Circuit Court of Appeals case which said…

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Independent Contractors: The Newest Ultrahazardous Sport

  From Lexology, Priya Khatkhate discusses the New York freelancer ordinance and compares hiring freelancers to other risky activities…

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Chris Lazarini Examines Employee v. Independent Contractor Issue 

  From JDSupra, Christopher Lazarini discusses a New York case in which a college student who was a financial…

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Uber and the Battle Over Workers’ Comp

    From IWPharmacy, Danielle Jaffee discusses how Uber’s classification of its drivers as independent contractors affects drivers…