Posted in Misclassification

See No Harassment, Hear No Harassment? Not Anymore: The Fourth Circuit Holds Employer Liable for Third-Party Harassment

From Seyfarth Shaw — an employer may be liable for third-party, non-employees who create a hostile work environment…

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Posted in California

Another Logistics and Delivery Company Found to Have Misclassified its Drivers as Independent Contractors

From the  Independent Contractor Compliance and Misclassification Legal Blog — The Ninth Circuit set forth the governing law in…

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Posted in California

Delivery drivers are employees, not independent contractors, Ninth Circuit rules

From Lexology — “In a decision issued June 16, 2014, the Ninth Circuit ruled that despite the contract terms…

Posted in Freelancing

Self-employment: First choice or last resort?

From Lanka Business Today in the UK, Emma Simpson tells the story of two different individuals who started…

Posted in New York

Employee or Independent Contractor Affects Insurance Coverage for NY Plumber

From Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York, Timothy Dodge reports a case where a plumber…

Posted in California Misclassification

Why many truckers choose independence

From the Press-Telegram — Within three short years, I went from working for others to owning and…

Posted in Misclassification

Understand all of the tests related to independent contractor compliance

  From ICon Professional Services’ Blog — Many businesses rely on independent contractors for specific tasks. The main…

Posted in Misclassification

Rehired Employee v. Independent Contractor

From Bloomberg BNA — “Rehired Employee v. Independent Contractor Thus far, this article has assumed that an…

Posted in New Hampshire

State’s crackdown on worker misclassification not all it’s cracked up to be

From New Hampshire Business Review — There is no question that the problem of misclassification is widespread in…

Posted in Freelancing

Five Summer Must-Haves for Freelancers and Entrepreneurs

From Forbes — Summer presents productivity challenges for everyone, but it can be especially distracting for freelancers…

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Posted in Utah

Exotic Dancers – Misclassified as Independant Contractors and Not Paid Overtime Pay

From Utah Employment Lawyer — Last week, six exotic dancers filed a collective action (class action) case against…

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Posted in Colorado

Totality of circumstances, not single or multi-factor test, determines employee or independent contractor status, says Colorado Supreme Court

From Wolters Kluwer — In two recent decisions, the Colorado Supreme Court rejected single and multi-factor tests…