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Texas Workers Could Lose Employee Rights Under Proposed Rule For Gig-Economy Apps

From Houston Public Media, Elizabeth Trovall reports that, amidst a cloud of controversy,  the Texas Workforce Commission…

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In Today’s Gig Economy, Are You Classifying Dealer-Trade Drivers Correctly? 

  From Dealer Marketing,  Lariza Hebert and Stephen J. Roppolo discuss a case in Texas in which a driver…

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Are Your Independent Contractors Really Employees?

    From JDSupra, Tressie McKeon discusses the classification of workers in Texas and the oversight provided by the…

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New bill allows Uber, Lyft to self regulate |

  WFAA reports that new legislation in Texas that prevents cities from regulating Uber or Lyft and…

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6 Factors for Determining Whether a Worker Is an Independent Contractor

From Texas Lawyer, Jay M. Wallace, Lindsey L. Goldstein and Alana K. Ackels discuss 6 factors that…

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Texas Urged to Crack Down on Employers That Misclassify Workers

From Texas Exes, Julian Aguilar writes about efforts in Texas strengthen laws that prohibit the misclassification of…

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Texas House Panel finds that worker misclassification “compromises free markets” and promotes “lawlessness”

From Texas GOP Vote — this is a post that shares the findings the Texas House Business and Industry…

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Costs of an Employee Vs. Independent Contractor

From the Houston Chronicle — “Employee Costs In April 2010, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that…

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Bill Filed to Crack Down on Worker Misclassification in Texas Construction Industry

From Texas GOP Vote —  Far too often, construction companies cheat taxpayers and their workers by pretending…

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Texas business, labor interests team to push for reforms

From the News Tribune –  ” An unlikely alliance between business and labor advocacy groups is pushing…

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Key to maintaining contractor status: Don’t exert too much control over the work

  From Business Management Daily — “There’s a fine line between spelling out expectations and unduly controlling…

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“Independent Contractor” vs. “Employee” – Has Your Company Made the Right Call?

From the Amarillo Globe-News — “The IRS advises the relationship of the worker and the business must be examined…