Independent Contractor Compliance

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$16.5 million IC settlement receives preliminary court approval

By |July 10th, 2019|

A logistics firm has agreed to settle an independent contractor misclassification class-action lawsuit waged by delivery drivers for $16.5 million.
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When IC status is not a shield from OSHA

By |June 26th, 2019|

Under developing independent contractor law, companies should enforce minimum safety compliance standards.
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State AGs to DOL: Proposed joint-employer rule unlawful

By |June 26th, 2019|

State attorneys general say the proposed rule would revert policy to outdated test and would be in violation of the law.
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California advances independent contractor classification bill

By |June 5th, 2019|

The California Assembly has passed a bill that would codify the stricter ABC test for independent contractor classification, CNBC reports.
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UK government chases taxes up the supply chain

By |May 22nd, 2019|

IR35 is not the only tool the UK government has at its disposal when seeking tax revenue. Here are other forms end-users and staffing firms need to be aware of.
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Uber drivers not employees, NLRB general counsel says

By |May 15th, 2019|

The National Labor Board’s general counsel has told regional offices that Uber drivers are independent contractors and instructed them to dismiss cases against the company.
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Background checks and ICs: Misclassification win leads to FCRA twist

By |May 15th, 2019|

A successful defense against misclassification opens a company up to a new angle in the lawsuit based on how the company justified background checks under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, JDSupra reports.
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Dynamex decision on IC misclassification applies retroactively

By |May 8th, 2019|

The California Supreme Court’s Dynamex decision — which set a tougher standard for determining independent contractor misclassification — can be applied retroactively, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled.
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Uber workers strike; Swiss court rules Uber driver is an employee

By |May 8th, 2019|

Uber workers in select cities worldwide strike to protest compensation today; a Swiss labor court finds Uber misclassified a driver as an independent contractor.
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DOL provides ‘useful clarity’ regarding online platforms and worker classifications

By |May 1st, 2019|

The US Department of Labor says virtual platform gig workers are independent contractors, not employees, in response to a query regarding workers sourced through such a platform.
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