Independent Contractor Compliance

Legislation will not stop the gig economy: Q&A with Peter Reagan

By |September 18th, 2019|

SIA’s Peter Reagan explores what he thinks lies ahead for the contingent workforce and its users, including more entrepreneurial gigs and no intellectual property.

AB 5 shines spotlight on IC classification; Uber drivers to remain contractors

By |September 18th, 2019|

Uber will continue classifying its drivers as independent contractors even after the passage last week of California’s Assembly Bill 5.

California Senate approves tough IC law

By |September 11th, 2019|

The California Senate Tuesday passed AB 5, which puts in place the more strict “ABC” test for determining independent contractor compliance. 

Massachusetts clarifies when to count ICs for paid leave contributions

By |September 11th, 2019|

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave issued new guidance clarifying when an employer’s quarterly reports should include 1099 workers, Seyfarth Shaw attorneys write in a new blog post.

NLRB: IC misclassification not a NLRA violation

By |September 4th, 2019|

Misclassification of workers as independent contractors is not in itself a violation of the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board said.
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Sponsored: Calling the shots

By |August 28th, 2019|

Gene Zaino, founder and executive chairman of MBO Partners, the 2019 CW Program Game Changers sponsor, discusses how independent workers are empowered to have more control over where, when and whom they want to work with — and how.
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IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 2

By |August 21st, 2019|

The use of independent contractors is thriving. While many embrace it, including workers themselves, others bemoan it, leading to a clash in the legal arena. Here are some of the most important issues affecting independent work today.
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Benchmarks: Global spend on contingent work

By |August 21st, 2019|

Companies worldwide spent US $4.5 trillion on contingent work in 2018, according to research from Staffing Industry Analysts.
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IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 1

By |August 14th, 2019|

The use of independent contractors is thriving. While many embrace it, including workers themselves, others bemoan it, leading to a clash in the legal arena. Here are some of the most important issues affecting independent work today.
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California Dynamex bill stalls in Senate

By |August 14th, 2019|

House Bill 5, which would codify the California Supreme Court’s ABC test for independent contractor classification, has been suspended by the Senate Appropriations Committee, attorneys with Littler Mendelson wrote in a blog post.
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