Illinois
Posted in Illinois

Illinois Supreme Court Protects Workers, Upholds Constitutionality of Employee Classification Act

From the Law Firm Newswire —  The Employee Classification Act protects construction workers from being misclassified as independent contractors…

Affordable Care Act
Posted in ACA

Are you too cozy with your independent contractors?

From Lexology — January 1, 2015 is fast approaching, and with it, the first year the employer mandate applies…

Posted in Freelancing

Want To Be Your Own Boss? Here’s Some Good News

From Forbes — according to a recent Wells Fargo/Gallup poll, being the decision maker outweighs financial rewards, scheduling…

Posted in Misclassification

Declaring Independent Workers: Nathan Gibson Randstad Sourceright You Better Watch Out, You Better Comply. We’re Going to Tell You Why in this Podcast

The following is the transcript of the podcast on Total Picture Radio TotalPicture Radio Transcript: Nathan Gibson,…

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Posted in Misclassification

The rise of the temporary worker

From The Late Report — while some employers may be tempted to label temporary workers as “independent contractors”…

Posted in Misclassification

Janitorial Services Executive Speaks Out Against Worker Misclassification

From the  Construction Citizen — “Certain corporations have chosen to cut corners and pad their profits by misclassifying their…

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Addressing wage theft, misclassification

From TheGazette — Worker misclassification is “becoming, unfortunately, more and more prevalent,” said Catherine Ruckelshaus, general counsel and program…

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Posted in California

Two janitorial companies to pay more than $1.5 million for worker misclassification

From Transportation, Safety, Human Resources Compliance – J. J. Keller & Associates —  The California Labor Commissioner issued citations…

Lowe's
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$6.5 Million Independent Contractor Misclassification Settlement Between Lowe’s and Its Home Improvement Contractors

  From the  Independent Contractor Compliance and Misclassification Legal Blog — “On Friday, May 23, 2014, Lowe’s Home Centers…

Posted in Freelancing

How To Become Self-Employed

From Dream It, Plan it, Do it —  It is no easy task to become self-employed. On…

Arizona
Posted in Arizona

Arizona firm pays $600K in IC case; taking steps to prevent misclassification

From Staffing Industry Analysts —  An Arizona drywall contractor agreed to pay $556,000 in overtime back wages…

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Posted in Workers Compensation

Worker Misclassification: How Job Titles Affect Workers’ Comp And Other Benefits

From the Digital Journal — “United Parcel Service (UPS) and FedEx Ground are major competitors in the U.S….