Independent Contractor Compliance

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Worker classification

By |February 8th, 2017|

Governments worldwide seek to understand the workplace of the future.
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Legal updates

By |February 1st, 2017|

Decisions in joint employment cases; Uber gets arbitration in IC case; Illinois temp equal pay bill proposed.
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Global developments for on-demand work

By |January 25th, 2017|

Laws covering on-demand and contingent workers have been discussed in Europe and Japan; IC developments in Canada and the US.
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Uber sues to stop Seattle IC driver unionization law

By |January 18th, 2017|

Uber filed a lawsuit to stop new rules that would allow Uber, Lyft and other independent contractor ride-sharing drivers to unionize, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports.
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Citigroup settles in IC misclassification case

By |January 18th, 2017|

Citigroup Inc. agreed to settle for nearly $400,000 in a case alleging the company misclassified a number of its IT workers as contractors in order to avoid paying overtime wages, Legal Reader reports.
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The Trump effect

By |January 11th, 2017|

How the new presidential administration might affect compliance in the contingent workforce environment.
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Massachusetts high court: Federal law pre-empts state’s IC statute

By |January 11th, 2017|

Federal law outweighs the state’s strict IC statute when applied to delivery drivers, law firm Seyfarth Shaw reports.
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Taxi firm settles IC misclassification suit

By |January 4th, 2017|

A California taxi company agreed to pay up to $522,300 to settle claims it misclassified 30 drivers as independent contractors and refused them workers’ compensation insurance.
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Wonder Bread maker to pay $9 million in IC misclassification settlement

By |December 13th, 2016|

Flowers Foods Inc. agreed to settle an IC misclassification lawsuit for $9 million, the company reported last week.
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Another lawsuit claims Instacart IC misclassification

By |December 7th, 2016|

Human cloud firm faces another class action lawsuit alleging misclassification of workers as independent contractors, seeking damages of more than $5 million.