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Netherlands: Independent contractor proposal could alter usage

From Staffing Industry Analysts —   “A Dutch legislative proposal could affect the use of independent contractors by…

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Merged freelance startup Elance-oDesk raises $30M

From the  Silicon Valley Business Journal — Elance-oDesk raised $30 million in new funding eight months after…

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Labor Department Sharpening Focus on Misclassification

From Bloomberg BNA – “ In combating employee misclassification, the Labor Department is taking strategic misclassification enforcement…

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Contingent worker sues Google claiming IC misclassification

From Staffing Industry Analysts –   McPherson worked as a site merchandiser in the Google Play unit…

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New Hampshire joins feds in independent contractor misclassification fight

From Staffing Industry Analysts — New Hampshire signed a memorandum of understanding to crack down on misclassification…

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Differentiating Yourself as an Independent Contractor NOT an Employee

From Eagle in Canada — while this article relates to being an independent contractor in Canada, it…

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Sham contracting: become an independent contractor, or you’re fired!

From Lexology — Interesting report of legislation in Australia to protect workers — Robko Construction Pty Ltd…

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Newspaper Carriers were Employees, Despite Independent Contractor Agreement, California Court Rules

From Jackson Lewis Workplace Resource Center — “Under California law, whether a worker is an employee or…

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In Mass appeals court ruling, a truck courier is an employee not an independent contractor

From the Boston Business Journal – “The Massachusetts court of appeals has upheld a lower court ruling…

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Independent Contractor vs Employee

From United Benefit Advisors — “Not correctly classifying an individual as an employee can lead to an…

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When classifying workers, remember the ‘right to control.’

From ICon Professional Services Blog — Read the full story at When classifying workers, remember the ‘right…

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Why I Went Freelance 

From the Huffington Post — Lisa Borden writes:  “Now I am Executive Vice President of absolutely nothing….