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Washington Hospital Liable for Independent Contractor’s Acts/Omissions Because Hospital has a Nondelegable Duty to Provide Emergency Room Care

From JDSupra, Malori Basye, Juliana Bennington, David Robbins, Adrianna Simonelli, and Cara Wallace discuss a recent case…

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Proliferating Pay Protection Laws Favoring Independent Contractors Create Perils for ‎Businesses

From JDSupra, Janet Barsky and Richard Reibstein discuss the increase in the number of laws and ordinances…

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Seattle Announces $1.6 million Settlement with DoorDash for Alleged Violations of Seattle’s Gig Worker Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance

Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards announced a settlement with DoorDash for alleged violations of Seattle’s  Gig Worker…

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Seattle Mayor Signs Permanent Sick and Safe Leave Legislation to Expand Protections for Gig Workers

From the City of Seattle, Jamie Housen reports that the City of Seattle adopted a law that…

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Can A Rocker Be An Independent Contractor? Does He Need A Written Contract? 

From JDSupra, Mark Tabakman follows up an article, Requirements for Engaging Musiicians as Independent Contractors, by  Emily…

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Requirements for Engaging Musicians as Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Emily Bushaw, and Shannon McDermott discuss the requirements for engaging musicians as independent contractors in…

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New Seattle Independent Contractor Protections (ICP) Ordinance

From JDSupra, James Blankenship discusses the new Seatle ordinance that provides new protections for independent contractors working…

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Seattle Alert: New Independent Contractor Protections Go Into Effect September 1, 2022 

From JDSupra, David E. Worley discusses Seattle’s new regulations that protect independent contractors. The new regulations require…

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July is the New January – New State Laws Do Not Take the Summer Off 

From JDSupra, Jo Gbujama, Joy Rosenquist, and Bruce Sarchet provide an outstanding summary of new legislation that…

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Seattle City Council Approves Wage Hike for App-Based Delivery Drivers: What Gig Economy Businesses Need to Know

From JDSupra, Catharine Morisset and Lisa Nagele-Piazza discuss an ordinance passed by Seattle’s City Council that is…

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‘Silenced No More Act’ comes with Important Effects on Employment Agreements in Washington State

From JDSupra, Nicholas Lauren discusses a new law in Washington thata prohibits non-disclosure and non-disparagement clauses in…

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Seattle proposes minimum wage for DoorDash, Rover, other gig workers

From Crosscut, Josh Cohen reports that Seattle City Councilmembers have introduced bill that would provide a minimum…