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Freelancer trend creates new issue

The Minnesota Daily published an editorial on the new issues created by the trend towards more freelancers…

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IC misclassification finds result in hundreds of thousands in back wages

From Staffing Industry Analysts —  The United States Department of Labor reported companies that had to pay…

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You’re fired! Want to continue to work for us as an Independent Contractor?

From JDSupra Business Advisor, Jennifer Will of McNees Wallace & Nurick describes a case where an insurance company changed…

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Entrepreneur or Freelancer – What’s the Difference?

From tuts+, David Masters discusses the difference between a freelancer and an entrepreneur.  Entrepreneurs are typically independent…

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Are Snow Plow Drivers Employees or Independent Contractors?

As New England digs itself out of record breaking snow this year, snow plow drivers and heavy…

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The 2016 federal budget: targeting independent contractor misclassification as part of the “fissured workplace”

From Lexology and the Independent Contractor Compliance and Misclassification Legal Blog, Richard J. Reibstein, Lisa B. Petkun, and Andrew J….

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Hawaii — Legislation advances seeking clarity for independent contractor status

From the Maui News —  Pamela Tumpap, president of the Maui Chamber of Commerce, writes about the…

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Uber and Lyft Drivers: Employees, Independent Contractors, or Something Else Entirely?

From JDSupra Business Advisor, Jessica Catlow of Mintz Levin writes about  recent cases involving Uber and Lyft…

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Employee or Independent Contractor: Why It Matters?

From JDSupra Business Advisor, Christopher Boman and Boris Sorsher write about the liability for misclassifying workers as…

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Strippers Need Not Reveal All in Independent Contractor Misclassification Suit

From Bloomberg BNA — Erik S. Brown writes about cases in which exotic dancers are challenging their…

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Who Owns What When a Copyrighted Work is Created in the Workplace

From the National Law Review — Brandon K. Johnson writes about the challenges around intellectual property rights…

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Contractors Can Be Unprotected Resources

From the Huffington Post — S. L. Young writes about the perils contractors, especially independent contractors, face…