Posted in Canada

Meal Delivery Service’s Mandatory Arbitration Clause for Couriers Unconscionable: Manitoba (Canada) Court of Appeal

From JDSupra, Gary Clarke, Cheryl Rea, and Emily Tessier discuss a recent case in which a Canadian…

Posted in Arbitration

Mass Arbitration: AAA Looks to Reign in Administrative Costs

From JDSupra, James Sandy discusses the new rules issued by the American Arbitration Association governing mass arbitrations….

Posted in Arbitration California

Electronically Signed Arbitration Agreements May Be Unenforceable in California

From JDSupra, Monique Eginli and Guillermo Tello discuss a recent case in California which serves as a…

Posted in California

California Republicans target IC misclassification laws

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that California Republicans announced that they were going to fight laws that…

Posted in Misclassification

United States Department of Labor Recovers Back Wages for Storm Recovery Workers Misclassified as Independent Contractors

The United States Department of Labor announced that it recovered back wages for workers misclassified as independent…

Posted in Florida

Can a Non-Signatory Be Compelled to Arbitrate? 

From JDSupra, Joseph Apatov, Taylor Bennington, James Sandy,  and Alyssa Weiss discuss a case under Florida law…

Posted in Misclassification

Out With The Old, In With The… Old? DOL Releases “New” Independent Contractor Rule, Bringing Us (Mostly) Back to Status Quo

From JDSupra, Colby Berman discusses the “new” independent contractor rule as “reflective of decades of case law…

Posted in Arbitration

New Jersey to Rule on Whether Class Action Waiver is Enforceable Without an Arbitration Clause

From Lexology, – Kaixin Fan and Ashley M. Simonsen discuss a case before the New Jersey Supreme Court in which…

Posted in New York

New York Enacts Sweeping Changes to Independent Contractor Arrangements

From JDSupra, Matthew Capobianco, Paul Piccigallo, and Rick Reyes provide an overview of New York’s Freelance Isn’t…

Posted in Misclassification

Reinforce your business model with standardized independent contractor agreements 

From JDSupra, Openforce offers its recommendations for what to include in your independent contractor agreement: As more…

Posted in Colorado

Denver Auditor Finds Two Staffing Firms Misclassified Workers as Independent Contractors

Denver Labor, a division of the Denver Auditor’s office announced that it had found that two staffing…

Posted in Misclassification

How Will the New DOL Final Rule Regarding Independent Contractors Impact Your Company? 

From JDSupra, Stacie Caraway discusses the effect that the new United States Department of Labor (DOL) independent…