Independent Contractor Compliance

IC roundup: Think tank calculates misclassification costs

|February 1st, 2023|

The Economic Policy Institute calculated the cost of independent contractor misclassification to workers and recommended government action to combat the issue. A healthcare benefits services firm and a bakery face fines involving ICs and temps.
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Truckers seek new AB 5 injunction

|January 25th, 2023|

The California Trucking Association has filed a new request for a preliminary injunction against California's AB 5 independent contractor law.
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Auto parts, logistics firms ordered to pay $5.6 million in IC misclassification case

|January 18th, 2023|

The US Department of Labor ordered joint employers to pay back wages and liquidated damages to drivers after misclassifying them as independent contractors.
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IC classification and joint employment on agencies’ agendas

|January 11th, 2023|

Final rules on independent contractor classification and joint employment are among the Biden administration’s regulatory agenda this year, according to the US Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
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SOW T&M: A symptom of voracious rogue spend

|January 4th, 2023|

Securing contingent talent through SOW engagements based on time and materials is a bad idea. Here are some minefields to watch out for.
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2022: The year in review

|December 21st, 2022|

Workers’ rights and the evolution of work garnered the most interest among contingent workforce managers. From regulating the staffing industry and management strategies to investments in robotics, here are the top stories of 2022.
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IC rule change draws heated debate

|December 21st, 2022|

A proposed new rule by the US Department of Labor covering independent contractor classification received nearly 50,000 comments, with several groups in opposition.
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IC Roundup: Arbitration, AB 5 and Prop 22

|December 14th, 2022|

Grubhub’s and Postmates’ misclassification lawsuits to be arbitrated. In California, another injunction blocking AB 5 is unlikely until May, while another court considers the constitutionality of Prop 22.
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Top advisory insights of 2022

|December 14th, 2022|

SIA’s analysts and CWS Council advisory team provide — through CWS 3.0 — their insights to help program managers keep their organizations compliant and competitive.
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Simplify to four essential primary worker engagement types

|November 30th, 2022|

When it comes to worker classification, many organizations have too many buckets into which their workforce potentially fits. A look at the four primary worker engagement models that organizations need.
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