Independent Contractor Compliance

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Grubhub worker not an IC; companies face fines and dissolution

By |February 14th, 2018|

Among recent independent contractor cases making headlines: A federal judge ruled Grubhub correctly classified a worker as an independent contractor; three New York companies to shut down after incorrectly classifying workers as ICs.
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Key case could alter lasting IC status test

By |February 7th, 2018|

The California Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case that could change what standards it follows when determining independent contractor classification.
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Uber driver is independent contractor, Australian official rules

By |January 24th, 2018|

An Australian commission goes against the grain in its ruling on an Uber independent classification case.
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Insurer Aflac denies misclassification, other allegations

By |January 17th, 2018|

Independent contractors misclassification and other allegations of fraud are false, insurer Aflac claims.
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Lawsuit adds fuel to long-running debate at Port of Los Angeles

By |January 10th, 2018|

Los Angeles hauls trucking firms into court alleging the misclassification of more than 400 truck drivers as independent contractors.
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Mass. IC drivers case tests workers’ comp limitations

By |January 3rd, 2018|

A workers’ comp case before the Massachusetts high court has independent contractor classification ramifications for newspapers, reports.

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Los Angeles, Economic Policy Institute raising concerns about IC misclassifications

By |December 20th, 2017|

LA considers denying access to the Port of Los Angeles to trucking companies not in compliance with labor laws; the Economic Policy Institute issues wage theft report.
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Gig economy: Why HR needs to take charge

By |December 13th, 2017|

The ease with which managers can bypass program procedures increases risks. HR needs to take the reins when it comes to gig economy hiring. Jonny Dunning explains in The Staffing Stream.
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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.