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Uber to pay $3.4 million to Seattle drivers for unused paid sick days

From The Seattle Times, Michelle Baruchman reports that Uber will ay $3.4 million to settle claims that drivers…

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Oregon Independent Contractors Best Practices Hiring

From The National Law Review, Paul E. Cirner provides his recommendations for engaging with independent contractors. Paul…

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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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Proposed bills threaten business for hairdressers, salon owners 

From the Auburn Reporter, Julee Broberg argues against changes to laws classifying workers as employees or independent contractors…

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Oregon courier service to pay $3.2 million in driver IC misclassification case

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, reports that a courier service…

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Judge sides with city of Seattle in legal dispute with Uber over historic driver unionization law 

  From Geekwire, Nat Levy discusses a judge’s decision to uphold the Seattle ordinance that allows drivers to…

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Carrier wins classification suit involving leased owner-operators

    From CCJ, James Jaillet discusses a recent decision in which the owner-operator-drivers were allegedly to…

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Oregon joins Department of Labor’s IC misclassification fight

    From Staffing Industry Analysts, news that the US Department of Labor signed a memorandum of…

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Chamber of Commerce, et al. v. City of Seattle

  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced that it filed a lawsuit challenging the Seattle ordinance that allows…

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Oregon Supreme Court Case Reminds Businesses about the Complexity of Independent Contractor Classification

From JDSupra, Douglas Parker and Brian Weeks discuss the recent Oregon Supreme Court case in which taxicab drivers were found to…

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Your Uber driver should be an independent contractor: Bloomberg View 

From Oregon Live, Justin Fox proposes that Uber drivers should be independent workers — a new type…

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Broadway Cab loses ‘independent contractor’ case before Oregon Supreme Court 

From  OregonLive.com, George Rede reports that the Oregon Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, said that taxicab drivers were…