Independent Contractor Compliance

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Supreme Court: Trucking company cannot force arbitration in IC case

By |January 16th, 2019|

All transportation workers are exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act, which otherwise deems arbitration binding, the court ruled.
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Drivers in France prevail over Uber in IC case

By |January 16th, 2019|

A Paris court ruled an Uber driver was an employee because the driver was dependent on the ride-hailing app for his work.
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Court: Travel time not compensable

By |January 3rd, 2019|

The time temp workers spent being bused from a hotel and across a picket line to an assignment is not compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last month.
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FedEx settles New York IC case for $2 million

By |January 3rd, 2019|

The New York Attorney General’s office has settled an IC misclassification case with FedEx for $2 million.
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UK introduces sweeping labor reforms, gig workers to benefit

By |December 19th, 2018|

The UK’s proposed reforms to labor law, based on the recommendations of the 2017 Taylor Report, include eliminating a loophole around equal pay for temps and increasing fines on malicious employers.
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California legislators pose conflicting IC bills

By |December 19th, 2018|

Two bills stemming from the California Supreme Court’s Dynamex ruling that changed independent contractor classification standards in the state have been introduced for the state’s 2019/2020 legislative session, City Watch reports.
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Uber loses appeal of UK misclassification ruling

By |December 19th, 2018|

Uber lost an appeal against a landmark 2016 ruling its UK drivers are entitled to benefits like a minimum wage and holiday pay, CNBC reports.
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‘Suitable opportunity’ top reason Europeans choose self-employment

By |December 12th, 2018|

More than a fifth of self-employed in the Europe Union are so because they found a “suitable opportunity,” according to a recent report from Eurostat.
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Google contractors push for better pay, PTO, perks

By |December 12th, 2018|

Google’s so-called “shadow workforce” of contractors sent a scathing letter to CEO Sundar Pichai demanding equal treatment, Vox reports.
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DOL: Two misclassifications bring $3.45 million in back wages

By |December 5th, 2018|

The US Department of Labor announced last week $3.45 million in back wages, damages and penalties from two separate cases in which companies were found to have misclassified workers as independent contractors.
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