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Posted in California

Owner Liable For Unpaid Wages And Liquidated Damages for Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors

From Mondaq Employment and HR — Following an investigation into certain residential treatment facilities for the elderly, disabled and…

Posted in Misclassification

Employee or Independent Contractor Cheat Sheet on Classification (Infographic)

From Entrepreneur.com —   Read the full story at Employee or Contractor? Here’s a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic) Related…

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Posted in Misclassification

Crackdown leaves firms wary of freelancers

From Business Insurance — Most often, however, companies make innocent mistakes when trying to interpret labor laws — often…

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Posted in Texas

Mislabeling construction workers as contractors draws federal scrutiny

From the Houston Chronicle — Betty Campbell, the Labor Department’s deputy regional administrator for wage and hour in Dallas…said…

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Posted in California

9th Circuit Shows No Affinity For Independent Contractor Status In Delivery Drivers

From Mondaq Employment and HR In Ruiz v. Affinity Logistics Corporation, the Court of Appeals rejected the district…

Posted in Tennessee

Tenn. Labor Department Expands Efforts To Uncover Misclassification of Workers as Independent Contractors

From the Chattanoogan.com — “The Workers’ Compensation Division of the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development has put…

Posted in New York

NY DOL focuses on misclassification of workers as independent contractors

From Kelley Drye & Warren LLP — “The Federal and State Labor Departments, and the IRS, are…

Posted in Massachusetts

Lawsuit alleges Uber misclassifies workers as independent contractors

From The Boston Globe — The suit filed Thursday in Suffolk County Superior Court in Boston by Shannon Liss-Riordan,…

Posted in Ohio

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) wants to close worker classification loopholes

From the  Mansfield News Journal | mansfieldnewsjournal.com — By classifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees under federal…

Posted in New York

NY DOL crackdown on “classification” of workers

From Lexology — In 2013, New York’s “Joint Enforcement Task Force on Employee Misclassification” identified 24,000 instances…

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Posted in Freelancing New York

The self-employment surge and how professionals can best prepare

From BinghamtonHomePage — “professionals are choosing self-employment in order to control the type of work assignments they pursue…

Posted in Utah

Utah unemployment claimant was an employee despite independent contractor agreement

From CCH — another reminder that having an independent contractor agreement is not conclusive if the relationship of…