Posted in Misclassification

New Congressional Bill Would Create Hybrid Job Classification for Gig Workers – But is Already Facing Stiff Opposition

From JDSupra, Richard Meneghello and John Polson discuss a bill filed in Congress that would create a…

Posted in ABC Massachusetts

Massachusetts Appeals Court Says Home Inspectors Were Independent Contractors — Not Employees

From JDSupra, Anthony Califano and Alexandra Hassell discuss a recent case in which the Massachusetts Appeals Court…

Posted in Louisiana

US Department of Labor investigation recovers $229K in missed payroll, overtime wages for 809 misclassified construction workers in New Orleans

The United States Department of Labor that it recovered $229K for 809 workers misclassified as independent contractors….

Posted in Misclassification

Employee Misclassification and the Gig Economy 

From JDSupra, Clifford Hammond reviews the differences between employees and indepndent contractors and some of the classification…

Posted in National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

Appeals Court’s Joint Employer Ruling Provides Possible Roadmap for Overturning Trump Rule

From JDSupra, Rick Hepp and Adam Primm discuss a decision by the United States Court of Appeals…

Posted in ABC New Jersey

Worker Classification Continues to Be Hot-Button Issue

From JDSupra, Alessandra Moore and Julie Levinson discuss a recent case in which the New Jersey Supreme…

Posted in Arbitration Massachusetts

Massachusetts High Court Says Grubhub Delivery Drivers Must Arbitrate Claims 

From JDSupra, Joshua Nadreau discusses a decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) that says Grubhub…

Posted in Canada

British Columbia, Canada Court of Appeal Upholds Determination That Three Taxi Drivers Are Employees

From JDSupra, Rhonda Levy and George Vassos discuss a recent case in which three taxi drivers were…

Posted in Misclassification Texas

US Department of Labor recovers $178K in back wages for 27 workers of Houston employer who misclassified them as independent contractors 

The United States Department of Labor announced the recovery of $178k in wages for construction workers who…

Posted in Misclassification

White House Nominates Acting DOL Wage & Hour Administrator to Lead Division

From JDSupra, Justin Barnes and Jeffrey Brecher discuss the nomination of Jessica Looman, Acting Administrator of the…

Posted in New Jersey

New Jersey High Court Says Separate Corporate Structure Not Enough to Establish Independent Contractor Status 

From JDSupra, David Ostern, Christie Pazdzierski, and Rachel Seaton Brownell discuss a recent case in New Jersey…

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Posted in ABC California

Trucker Protest Over California Independent Contractor Law Shuts Down Port of Oakland

From JDSupra, Linda Auerbach Allderdice, Kristine Orozco-Little, and Jameson Rice provide an outstanding summary of the history,…