Independent Contractor Compliance

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Australian IC misclassification lawsuit could cost firm AUD$400 million

By |November 28th, 2018|

An Australian telecommunications company faces an independent contractor misclassification lawsuit worth up to AUD$400 million (US$290 million).
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Canada: Bill 47 becomes law; between an employee and IC

By |November 28th, 2018|

Ontario’s equal pay for temps is history as Bill 47 officially became law last week; courts are beginning to recognize “dependent” contractor relationships.
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On-demand firm negotiating IC misclassification payout

By |November 14th, 2018|

While food delivery service foodora exits Australian market, union calls for greater IC scrutiny
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Trucking group sues California over ABC test ruling

By |November 14th, 2018|

California truckers sue to stop the enforcement of the state’s new ABC standard for independent contractor classification.
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Court sides with DoorDash in forcing arbitration

By |November 14th, 2018|

A US District Court judge granted DoorDash Inc.’s motion to compel arbitration in an independent contractor misclassification lawsuit, National Law Review reports. 
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Misclassification: Buyer to pay nearly $5 million in courier driver suit

By |October 31st, 2018|

TFI International agreed to pay up to $4.75 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging misclassification of employees as independent contractors, according to a court filing.
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IC classification options: Clearing up muddy waters?

By |October 31st, 2018|

A new ruling out of California clarifies in what type of IC classification cases the California Supreme Court’s “ABC” test ruling applies.
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New Jersey temps to get paid leave; ICs not covered

By |October 10th, 2018|

New Jersey on Oct. 29 joins 9 other states and the District of Columbia in mandating paid sick leave in the state.
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Sears to pay $1.6 million to injured independent contractor

By |October 3rd, 2018|

No exclusive remedy: A Connecticut jury awarded an independent contractor $1.6 million for workplace injury sustained in a Sears warehouse.
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IC classification twist: B2B ‘unfair competition’ lawsuits

By |October 3rd, 2018|

A JD Supra article discusses a new legal angle in IC classifications: companies that don't use independent contractors suing those that do.
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