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…

Posted in Arbitration

US Supreme Court Ruling Is a Warning to Employers to Promptly Enforce Right to Arbitration 

From JDSupra, Timothy Gumaer and Jeffrey Horton Thomas discuss the recent Supreme Court decision which said that…

Posted in Misclassification

Supreme Court Rules Employer Delay Can Waive Right to Enforce Arbitration Agreement 

From JDSupra, Christopher Feudo and James Fullmer discuss a recent Supreme Court decision in which the court…

Posted in Ohio

Ohio Supreme Court Finds Ditch Diggers Misclassified as Independent Contractors

From the Claims Journal, Jim Sams report that the Ohio Supreme Court said tht ditch diggers were…

Posted in Arbitration

Top Tips for Attorneys Representing Clients in Arbitrations 

The best way to avoid class action lawsuits alleging misclassication of workers as independent contractors is to…

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Hears Challenge to Gig Worker Ballot Question

Reuters and Bloomberg Law report that the Masssachusetts Supreme Judicial Court shows signs of being receptive to…

Posted in Georgia

New Georgia Employment Laws Change Definition of Employment, Restrict Local Laws Regulating Work Hours

From JDSupra, Justin Barnes and Saira Shakir discuss a new law that changes the definition of employment…

Posted in Misclassification

What Businesses Need to Know as DOL Seeks to Kill Trump-Era Gig Economy Rule (Again) 

From JDSupra, Lisa Nagele-Piazza discusses continuing saga of the Trump administration’s rule that establishes a standard for…

Posted in Florida

Sign of the Times? New Law Protects Florida Companies from Misclassification Claims When Aiding Gig Economy Workers in Emergencies

From JDSupra, Brett Owens discusses a recently enacted law in Florida that allows companies to provide certain…

Posted in National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

Is Independent Contractor Misclassification a Violation of the National Labor Relations Act? 

From JDSupra, Janet Barsky and Richard Reibstein discuss whether misclassifying a worker as an independent contractor constitutes…

Posted in Washington

‘Silenced No More Act’ comes with Important Effects on Employment Agreements in Washington State

From JDSupra, Nicholas Lauren discusses a new law in Washington thata prohibits non-disclosure and non-disparagement clauses in…