Independent Contractor Compliance

Sponsored: ‘Meeting the talent where they are’

|May 20th, 2020|

WorkMarket’s Jens Audenaert, division vice president and general manager, discusses how a freelancer management system, or FMS, can help program managers be intentional about their contingent workforce planning.
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California’s AB 5 survives more challenges

|May 20th, 2020|

A Republican challenge to California’s AB 5 law fizzled last week; a federal judge dismissed a trucking association’s lawsuit challenging the law, Courthouse News reports.
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California sues Uber, Lyft over drivers’ continued independent contractor classification

|May 6th, 2020|

California’s attorney general and a group of city attorneys sued Uber and Lyft, alleging that the companies misclassified drivers as independent contractors in violation of a recent law that classifies them as employees.
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Court narrows independent contractor classification criteria

|April 29th, 2020|

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a ruling last week that narrows independent contractor classification under state unemployment law.
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Virginia governor signs misclassification legislation; seeks minimum wage hike delay

|April 15th, 2020|

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed nearly two dozen workforce-related laws, including legislation to combat worker misclassification and wage theft.
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IC ruling against Postmates not the ‘huge victory’ as claimed

|April 1st, 2020|

Postmates couriers won an IC misclassification case against Postmates in New York last week, but the decision may not be as groundbreaking as initially claimed, an attorney writes in a JDSupra blog post.
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Uber asks Trump to help independent contractors through Covid-19

|March 25th, 2020|

Uber’s CEO asks for President Trump to help independent contractor, gig economy workers during the Covid-19 crisis in a letter, and called for a “third-way” classification between employee and independent contractor for gig workers such as drivers.
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French high court: Uber drivers are employees

|March 11th, 2020|

France's top court upheld a lower court ruling that an Uber driver is an employee because he cannot build his own clientele or set his own prices, Reuters reports.
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Court revives UberBLACK drivers’ IC misclassification case

|March 4th, 2020|

The Third US Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday revived a lawsuit in which UberBLACK drivers in Philadelphia allege that human cloud, ride-sharing firm Uber Technologies Inc. misclassified them as independent contractors.
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Instacart employees likely misclassified as independent contractors, judge rules

|February 26th, 2020|

Instacart likely misclassifies its workers as independent contractors under California law, a judge ruled when granting a preliminary injunction against the human cloud, food-delivery firm. Instacart plans to appeal the ruling, which has been stayed.
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