Independent Contractor Compliance

New Jersey turns up heat on IC misclassification

|November 20th, 2019|

New Jersey has taken multiple actions on the independent contractor classification front, from proposing Dynamex-inspired legislation to charging Uber $642 million in back unemployment taxes on drivers the state considers employees.

IR35 in the UK – Getting Ready for April 2020

|November 6th, 2019|

As the implementation deadline for IR35 Off-Payroll Working Rules in the private sector nears, some companies relate how they are preparing for the forthcoming legislation.
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New Jersey poised to pass IC portable benefits act

|November 6th, 2019|

New Jersey appears poised to pass legislation that would create a trust fund through which independent workers would be able to buy workers’ compensation and other benefits, writes attorney Salvador P. Simao on Lexology.
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Uber, Lyft defend driver IC models in DC

|November 6th, 2019|

Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. are pushing back against lawmakers challenging their independent contractor model, Freight Waves reports.
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Employment law: California arbitration ban; New York IC status

|October 16th, 2019|

California has 15 new employment-related laws, including an arbitration ban. Meanwhile, New York may follow the Golden State’s lead in addressing independent contractor classification.
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Foodpanda, Uber Eats are employers: Taiwan

|October 16th, 2019|

The Taiwanese ministry of labor says Foodpanda and Uber Eats are employers of those who deliver food for their platforms. Foodpanda has rejected that assertion, Focus Taiwan News Channel Reports.
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Uber launches staffing app

|October 9th, 2019|

Uber Technologies Inc. is entering the more traditional contingent workforce staffing market with the rollout of its Uber Works industrial staffing app in Chicago.
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Supreme Court denies IC case review, ABC test stands

|October 9th, 2019|

The US Supreme Court let stand a lower court finding that a federal law limiting state regulation of the trucking industry does not preempt New Jersey’s wage-and-hour law.
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Potential IC legislation has flaws, may not benefit workers

|October 2nd, 2019|

A US House subcommittee heard testimony from attorneys and others on independent contractor classification, the fallacy of flexibility and the effects of proposed legislation on law-abiding employers.
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Uber hit with IC driver lawsuit in New Jersey

|October 2nd, 2019|

Uber Technologies Inc. was hit with a proposed class action lawsuit in New Jersey federal court alleging the company misclassifies its drivers as independent contractors, Bloomberg Law reports.
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