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Minnesota Governor Creates Committee to Study Rideshare Regulations and Vetoes Rideshare Legislation in its Current Form

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz vetoed legislation that would have established minimum compensation for independent contractor drivers for…

Posted in Misclassification

U.S. Senators and Representative Introduce Legislation to Test Portable Benefits

United States Senators Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Todd Young (R-IN) and Representative Suzan DelBene (D-WA-01) introduced…

Posted in California

Beachbody misclassified coaches as independent contractors, worker alleges in class-action lawsuit

From HRDive, Emilie Shumway discusses the allegations by a direct sales coach that Beachbody misclassified sales coaches…

Posted in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Fines Roofing Contractor for  Misclassification

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry fined a roofing company for misclassifying workers as independent contractors….

Posted in California

Court Says Statute Allows California Financial Broker ito be Independent Contractor

From AdvisorHub, Miriam Rozen discusses a case in which a California appeals court relied on an exception…

Posted in Arbitration

9th Circuit Says Arbitration Clause Did Not Cover Privacy Claims by Independent Contractor Drivers 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent decision by the 9th Circuit Cout of Appeals that said…

Posted in Misclassification

Ensuring Your Independent Contractors Don’t ‘Deliver’ Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance Tax Liability

From JDSupra, Emily Jones discusses a recent case in which the Wisconsin Court of Appeals said that…

Posted in Misclassification

The U.S. Department of Labor Intensifies Scrutiny of Wage and Hour Violations in the Home and Health Care Industry 

From JDSupra, Angelo Spinola provides an update on the United States Department of Labor’s initiative to focus…

Posted in Misclassification

Steps You Can Take To Avoid Worker Misclassification

From Forbes, Ginny Hogan provides an overview of worker misclassification issues including industries in which misclassification is…

Posted in Misclassification

The Show Must Go On: Entertainer-Employee Classification Takes Center Stage for Venues

From JDSupra, Andrew Adams and Anthony Panebianco discuss how important it is for venues to understand the…

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Posted in Misclassification

Hospitals May Risk Penalties with Use of “Gig” Nurses

From JDSupra, Daniel (Danny) Simandl and Erin Sutton discuss the risks of using apps to engage with…

Posted in Misclassification

Staffing Companies and Their Clients: A Possible Disaster Brewing Because Of Independent Contractor Misclassification 

From JDSupra, Mark Tabakman discusses the risks to companies of using staffing agencies if a staffing agency…