Category: New York

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New York physicians: Independent contractors or employees?

From HR.BLR.com, Angelo D. Catalano of Coughlin & Gerhart LLP reports on a recent appellate decision in…

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N.Y. insurance agent wins unemployment benefits as agency’s ‘employee’

From Property Casualty 360, Steven A. Meyerowitz discusses a New York case in which an insurance agent…

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New York Department of Labor Lawyer Update: Independent Contractor versus Employee Misclassification Battle Stays Hot – New York Employment Lawyer Blog

From the New York Employment Lawyer Blog, Villanueva & Sanchala write about the risks of misclassifying workers as…

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New York State Appellate Division Reverses Administrative Ruling that Delivery Company was Liable for Unemployment Insurance Contributions

From Segal McCambridge –  Secal McCambridge reports that one of its shareholders, Ted Eder, won a reversal…

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133,000 Misclassified Workers Detected in New York in the Course of 12,000 Audits and Investigations in 2014, According to the State’s Newest Task Force Report on Employee Misclassification

From the Independent Contractor Compliance and Misclassification Legal Blog, Richard J. Reibstein, Lisa B. Petkun, and Andrew J….

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When control of an independent contractor makes the news

From HB.BLR.com — Keith A. Gorgos of Coughlin & Gerhart writes about two cases in New York…

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Clay company ordered to pay $380,000 in back wages to 300 workers

From Syracuse.com  — A Syracuse area contractor has been ordered to pay $380,000 in back wages to…

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Are Exotic Dancers Employees or Independent Contractors?

From the Wall Street Journal – “a case that has raised an increasingly common question about so-called…

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GUEST COLUMN: Don’t misclassify independent contractors

From Buffalo – Buffalo Business First —   “The following are some additional best practices for creating an independent…

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Recent Case Reminds Companies That, Though Much Embattled, Independent Contractor Classifications Can Be Valid

  From Foley & Lardner and  JDSupra. — “The dividing line between employees and independent contractors has been…

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New York “Black Car” Drivers Found to be Independent Contractors

    From the The National Law Review — Guy Brenner and Carolyn M. Dellatore write “Judge Jesse M….

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New York, Illinois find success in tackling labor violations

  From newsobserver.com — Illinois and New York are national leaders when it comes to curbing worker…