Independent Contractor Compliance

Don’t overlook IC compliance and payrolling services when direct sourcing

|August 5th, 2020|

For a direct-sourcing initiative to be successful, the program needs providers for independent contractor compliance and payrolling. How to find the right fit.

Security guard companies owe more than $900,000 to misclassified ICs

|July 29th, 2020|

Four security guard companies in Puerto Rico and their principals owe $715,685 in back wages and damages for FLSA violations in IC misclassification case.

Arbitration, interstate commerce and the last-mile IC driver

|July 22nd, 2020|

Last year, the US Supreme Court ruled the Federal Arbitration Act did not apply to transportation workers engaged in interstate commerce. Now, several independent contractor misclassification cases hinge on that ruling.
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IC roundup: Massachusetts, California file misclassification lawsuits

|July 15th, 2020|

Massachusetts adds to Uber and Lyft’s independent contractor misclassification legal battles, while California’s labor commissioner files a similar lawsuit against a carwash service app.
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Canada paves way for IC driver class action against Uber

|July 1st, 2020|

The Canadian Supreme Court ruled last week Uber’s arbitration agreement is unenforceable, enabling a driver’s independent contractor misclassification class action suit to move forward, The New York Times reports.
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Legislators find there is no easy way to classify ICs

|June 24th, 2020|

With the news that the Dutch government has decided against implementing a statutory minimum rate for freelancers, it is clear there is no easy way to classify independent contractors, as the UK and Californian legislators have already discovered.
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California poised to loosen some AB 5 restrictions

|June 17th, 2020|

Two California bills meant to loosen AB 5’s restrictions for self-employed professionals in creative industries have been passed by the Assembly, Bloomberg Law reports.
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Direct sourcing: Don’t overlook ICs as a talent pool

|June 10th, 2020|

How to accommodate stakeholders’ requests for independent contractors without treating them like staff aug.
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Sponsored: ‘Meeting the talent where they are’

|May 20th, 2020|

WorkMarket’s Jens Audenaert, division vice president and general manager, discusses how a freelancer management system, or FMS, can help program managers be intentional about their contingent workforce planning.
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California’s AB 5 survives more challenges

|May 20th, 2020|

A Republican challenge to California’s AB 5 law fizzled last week; a federal judge dismissed a trucking association’s lawsuit challenging the law, Courthouse News reports.
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