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Lawmakers: Misclassifying workers costing millions in revenue 

From The Intelligencer, Chris English reports on the efforts of Pennsylvania legislators to strengthen the laws governing…

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Psychological Counselors Properly Classified as Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports that a Pennsylvania court found that counselors were independent contractors. Richard writes: The…

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Referees Settle Independent Contractor FLSA Action: No “Penalty” For Either Side 

From JDSupra, Mark Tabakman discusses a settlement from a case alleging that referees were misclassified as independent…

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Overview of the Construction Workplace Misclassification Act

From Lawyers.com, Larry Pitt provides an overview of Pennsylvania’s Construction Workplace Misclassification Act. Larry writes: The Construction…

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Stiffer Penalties Proposed for Misclassification of Construction Workers 

  From The Legal Intelligencer, Victoria Hudgins reports on a Pennsylvania state representative’s efforts to increase the penalties…

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Measure Twice, Cut Once: Understanding the Construction Workplace Misclassification Act 

From The Legal Intelligencer, Susan Nanes discusses Pennsylvania’s Construction Workplace Misclassification Act (CWMA). She writes: The CWMA (Construction…

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Why Philly employers should pay attention to this California Supreme Court ruling

  From the Inquirer, Juliana Feliciano Reyes discusses the recent California decision and how it may affect other employers….

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Registry Aims to End Confusion About Independent Contractor Status In Pennsylvania

  From WorkCompCentral, William Rabb reports on a bill filed by Pennsylvania General Assembly Representative Fred Keller. …

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Judge Holds UberBLACK Drivers Are Independent Contractors, Not Employees 

  From JDSupra, Susan Lessack discusses the decision that UberBLACK drivers were independent contractors.  The drivers operated their own…

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$4.59 Million Verdict for Exotic Dancers 

  From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports on a verdict in favor of exotic dancers who alleged they…

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Uber Scores Big Win in Independent Contractor Misclassification Case

  From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the recent decision that UberBlack drivers were independent contractors.  Richard writes:…

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Independent Contractor or Employee: Court Tackles Issue Once Again 

    From the Legal Intelligencer, Christian Petrucci, discusses a recent workers compensation case in Pennsylvania in…