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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…

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Is Injured Worker an Independent Contractor or Employee 

  From The Legal Intelligencer, Christian Petrucci discusses a recent case in which the facts were not…

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Misclassifying Of Independent Contractors Targeted In Pact Between PA And US Department Of Labor 

    From Mondaq, Joseph A. McNelis III discusses the recent agreement between the Pennsylvania and United States Departments…

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Pa Court Clarifies “Written Contract” Requirement for Independent Contractor Classification under the Construction Workplace Misclassification Act 

From JDSupra, Denise Elliott discusses a recent Pennsylvania court decision in which the court said that a worker…

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Contractors, freelancers can operate in gray area — the ‘1099 economy’

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette —  “The IRS and the Department of Labor have tried to tighten up the rules about…

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Pa. Sen. Wants To Stiffen Independent Contractor Law

From Law360 — “A Pennsylvania state senator on Tuesday announced that he had introduced legislation that would…