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Posted in New York

New Trend? States Expanding Employment Laws to Cover Independent Contractors 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the passage of a law in New York that extends the protections of…

Posted in ABC California

Was Mary Poppins an Employee Under California’s ABC Test?

From The National Law Review, Vanessa C. Krumbein raises the question as to whether Mary Poppins would be…

Posted in California

But The Contract Clearly Says They Are Independent Contractors! The Court May Not Agree 

From Mondaq, Alicia R. Kennon discusses a recent case in which the contract said the workers were…

Posted in Misclassification

Critical Update: Independent Contractors Not Covered Under Biden Vaccination Plan

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) issued by the  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)…

Posted in Nevada

Federal court finds Las Vegas company shortchanged employees, orders $1.4M in back wages, damages paid to 1,328 call center workers


Posted in Freelancing

LinkedIn rolls out its freelance services marketplace globally after picking up 2M users in smaller US beta

From TechCrunch, Ingrid Lunden reports that LinkedIn has launched a new job market for freelancers. Ingrid writes:…

Posted in New York

New York’s General Contractors are Jointly Liable for Construction Worker Wages

From JDSupra, Eli Freedberg,,Liran Messinger, and Paul Piccigallo discuss a new law in New York which makes…

Posted in Misclassification

What About Vaccination Mandates for Independent Contractors?

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the application of a vaccine mandate on independent contractors. Richard writes: The…

Posted in Arbitration California

California Appellate Decision Highlights Importance of Ensuring Consistency Between Prime Contract and Subcontract 

From JDSupra, Blake Robinson discusses the importance of having consistent dispute resolution provisions, including a requirement to…

Posted in California

Borello Test Says 7-11 Franchisees are Independent Contractors

From The National Law Review, Christopher M. Pardo and Alexis Zavala Romero discuss the recent California case…

Posted in ABC California

AB 5 Past and Present – What You Need to Know 

From JDSupra, Dale Kuykendall and Sierra Vierra summarize the status of California’s independent contractor law, AB 5….

Posted in Misclassification

California Postmates Couriers $32M Class Action Settlement 

TopClassActions reports that California Postmates drivers may be eligible for benefits in a settlement with Postmates for…