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…

Posted in Freelancing

The Pitfalls of Freelancing

Hat tip to Mashable for posting and to Fabrizio Faraco for posting on Pinterest.

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Posted in Freelancing

The Rise of the Freelancer

    via The Freelance Revoluion at Officing Today

Posted in New York

Dangers of misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor highlighted once again in New York Appellate Court decision

From Lexology — Michael S. Arnold writes: Catherin Nance provided photojournalistic services to the New York Post as…

Posted in California

California: When is an Independent Contractor Actually an Employee?

From Rukin Hyland Doria & Tindall LLP — The U.S. Department of Labor has published a worksheet that describes…

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Posted in Colorado

Totality of the Circumstances determines employee or independent contractor

From Colorado Employment Lawyers – “he Courts found that the question of whether or not an individual…

Posted in Michigan

Independent contractor or employee: Who is working for you?

From Crain’s Detroit Business — The IRS recently developed a three-part test to determine whether a worker should be…

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…