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Posted in Arbitration California

Supreme Court Permits Arbitration of Individual PAGA Claims

From JDSupra, Laura Devane, Robert Friedman, Julie McGoldrick, and Joseph Wientge Jr. discuss the United States Supreme…

Posted in United Kingdom

U.K.: Worker Status Does Not Depend on a Requirement for a Minimum Amount of Work

From JDSupra, Sinead Cuthill, Alex Denny, and Emma Vennesson discuss a recent case in which a worker…

Posted in Washington

Seattle City Council Approves Wage Hike for App-Based Delivery Drivers: What Gig Economy Businesses Need to Know

From JDSupra, Catharine Morisset and Lisa Nagele-Piazza discuss an ordinance passed by Seattle’s City Council that is…

Posted in Misclassification

DOL Announces Plan to Issue New Independent Contractor Final Rule 

From JDSupra, Justin Barnes, Jeffrey Brecher, and Adam Lounsbury discuss the announcement by the United States Department…

Posted in Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals Offers Guidance on Applicability of Massachusetts Wage and Hour Laws to Out-of-State Workers

From JDSupra, Stephen Melnick discuss a recent case in which the First Circuit Court of Appeals said…

Posted in New York

New York State Legislature Seeks to Expand Employee Rights to Freelancers Statewide

From JDSupra, Michael Paglialonga and Paul Piccigallo discuss legislation passed by the New York legislature but not…

Posted in Freelancing Misclassification

5 Common Mistakes When Working with Independent Contractors

Some people don’t feel comfortable working corporate jobs. In most cases, salary is not the main reason….

Posted in ABC California

Solicitor General Recommends that the Supreme Court Not Hear the Appeal that the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act Preempts California’s AB5

  The Solicitor General of the United States filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court…

Posted in Misclassification

Fifth Circuit Holds Directional Driller is an Independent Contractor Rather than an Employee for FLSA Purposes  

From JDSupra, Kelli Fuqua and Allison Williams discuss a decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appelas…

Posted in California

California Cannabis Workers: Independent Contractor Exceptions 

From Lexology, Griffen Thorne does an outstanding job reviewing the requirements of California’s AB5 in connection with classifying…

Posted in Misclassification

Section 530 and IRS Employment Tax Audits: Worker Classification and Relief 

From JDSupra, Matthew Robertsprovides a superb overview of worker classication and the possibility of avoiding liability, fines and…

Posted in Canada

Ontario Superior Court Reviews the Factors Applied in Determining Independent / Dependant Contractor Status

From JDSupra, Alex Lemoine discusses a case in which the Ontario Superior Court discusses and decided a case…