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NC cracks down on uninsured employers

From the News & Observer, Mandy Locke and David Raynor report that North Carolina’s Industrial Commission is…

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Governor McCrory Signs Executive Order to Crack Down on Employee Misclassification 

The following is the press release from Governor McCrory’s office announcing the executive order establishing the Employee…

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Three US states have already blessed Uber’s independent contractor employment model

From Quartz, Alison Griswold reports that three states — North Carolina, Arkansas and Indiania — have pass laws…

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Editorial: State lawmakers keep pressing independent contractor issue 

From the Times-News, the editorial board of the Times-News opposes the proposed changes to the laws of…

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State Senate OKs bill to clamp down on cheating on tax and labor laws

From the News & Observer, Craig Jarvis reports that the North Carolina Senate approved a bill to address…

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The Employee Fair Classification Act 

From JDSupra, Jeremy Falcone reports on a North Carolina bill sent from the House to the Senate to…

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North Carolina House continues study of Misclassification Reform

From JDSupra, McGuire Woods reports on the North Carolina Assembly including a House Committee t that was…

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Virginia & North Carolina Launch New Initiatives on Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors

From, JDSupra, D. Earl Baggett, Edward Schenk III and Amanda Weaver of Williams Mullen report initiatives in…

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NC Senate OKs employer fraud fix

From, Laura Leslie reports that the North Carolina State Senate approved a bill that creates a…

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NC workers’ deaths go uncounted

From the Charlotte Observer, Mandy Locke reports that workplace deaths of self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated companies…

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NC Court allows class certification but recommends independent contractors reconsider whether they want to be employees

From Leagle, in Rehberg v. Flowers Baking Company of Jamestown, LLC, Docket No. 3:12-CV-00596, the court allowed…

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NC board takes action against construction firms

From the Charlotte News & Observer, Mandy Lock and Rick Rothacker report that state licensing boards are…