Independent Contractor Compliance

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Misclassified worker entitled to back pay for holiday leave

By |December 6th, 2017|

The European Court of Justice ruled a salesman was owed holiday pay for the 13 years that he worked as a self-employed consultant.
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The true ramifications of the evolving legal landscape

By |December 6th, 2017|

Tracking and understanding the ever-changing employment laws and their true effect on the workforce solutions ecosystem is critical to maintaining a compliant yet competitive and nimble program.
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Ontario green-lights $15 minimum wage, misclassification, equal pay for temps legislation

By |November 29th, 2017|

Ontario legislation that covers independent contractor misclassification, equal pay for temps and a C$15 minimum wage and more has received final approval.
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Need a misclassification defense? Try reframing the case

By |November 8th, 2017|

Gibson Dunn partner Jason Schwartz defeated an independent contractor misclassification-based wage and hour case against a New York State company by reframing the fight.
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‘Hobbit’ film-inspired IC law may be removed

By |November 1st, 2017|

An independent contractor law that New Zealand put in place at the behest of a film studio may be going away.
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Independent contractor costs buyer millions in injury case

By |October 25th, 2017|

Severe injuries caused by an independent contractor are costing the contingent workforce buyer $6.2 million after a jury ruled the buyer is partly to blame.

Cheerleaders score a round in IC misclassification lawsuit against Buffalo Bills

By |October 11th, 2017|

Appeals court upholds lower court ruling granting class action status to case.
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Uber would pay tens of millions more if it didn’t use ICs

By |October 11th, 2017|

Reuters reports an Uber exec gave the figure during a parliament business committee.
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RI companies to pay $2 million in misclassification cases

By |September 20th, 2017|

The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training closed two misclassification cases, resulting in $1 million in back pay and an additional $1.3 million in penalties for the two companies involved, GoLocal Prov reports.
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CWS Summit: Working through uncertainty and change

By |September 13th, 2017|

Attendees at the 2017 CWS Summit this week discussed a wide range of topics. Among them, the effect of artificial intelligence on the world of work, workplace safety, statement of work and the state of the economy.