Independent Contractor Compliance

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Worker, Employee, IC or Dependent?

By |August 16th, 2017|

A UK report has called for a new term to be used to bridge the gap between a traditional worker and an independent contractor. What that means and why it matters.
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Calif. files $6 million misclassification case against construction firm

By |August 16th, 2017|

The California Labor Commissioner’s office sued Calcrete Construction Inc. for $6.3 million in a IC misclassification case that was brought to its attention by a union-affiliated nonprofit.
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NC governor signs misclassification law

By |August 16th, 2017|

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed legislation last week addressing employee misclassification, according to US News and World Report.
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IC misclassification may cost $1 billion, ripple through insurance industry

By |August 9th, 2017|

Insurance agents were misclassified as independent contractors, a federal judge in Ohio ruled in a class-action lawsuit that could be valued as much as $1 billion.
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Company’s noncompete with contractor fails in court

By |August 9th, 2017|

The Eighth District Court of Appeal rejected an Iowa company’s noncompete agreement with an independent contractor last week, the National Law Review reports.
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Uber seeks sanctions against drivers’ attorney

By |July 26th, 2017|

Last week, Uber filed a motion to sanction the attorney behind four years' worth of legal battles, accusing Shannon Liss-Riordan of willful misconduct, and saying she contacted drivers using confidential information found in court documents to solicit their business, Buzzfeed reports.
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US legislation proposes ‘safe harbor’ to avoid IC misclassification

By |July 19th, 2017|

A federal legislative proposal aims to help address independent contractor classification, creating a set of criteria as guidance and establishing protections to limit employer liabilities.
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Independent workers: The barbell effect

By |July 19th, 2017|

Independent work has evolved to become a coveted way to work, writes MBO Partners’ CEO Gene Zaino in a Staffing Industry Review Online Showcase article. In fact, he says, growth trends indicate that independent work has finally hit a maturation point.
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Uber fight gets personal

By |June 28th, 2017|

Attorneys try new a tactic in independent contractor misclassification litigation against Uber: sue leadership and the firm.
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Judge approves $6.5 million IC settlement with exotic dancers

By |June 28th, 2017|

A federal judge has approved an IC misclassification suit filed by 28,000 current or former exotic dancers against a chain of clubs operating in 18 states, CNBC reports.