Independent Contractor Compliance

NLRB: IC misclassification not a NLRA violation

By |September 4th, 2019|

Misclassification of workers as independent contractors is not in itself a violation of the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board said.
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Sponsored: Calling the shots

By |August 28th, 2019|

Gene Zaino, founder and executive chairman of MBO Partners, the 2019 CW Program Game Changers sponsor, discusses how independent workers are empowered to have more control over where, when and whom they want to work with — and how.
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IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 2

By |August 21st, 2019|

The use of independent contractors is thriving. While many embrace it, including workers themselves, others bemoan it, leading to a clash in the legal arena. Here are some of the most important issues affecting independent work today.
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Benchmarks: Global spend on contingent work

By |August 21st, 2019|

Companies worldwide spent US $4.5 trillion on contingent work in 2018, according to research from Staffing Industry Analysts.
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IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 1

By |August 14th, 2019|

The use of independent contractors is thriving. While many embrace it, including workers themselves, others bemoan it, leading to a clash in the legal arena. Here are some of the most important issues affecting independent work today.
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California Dynamex bill stalls in Senate

By |August 14th, 2019|

House Bill 5, which would codify the California Supreme Court’s ABC test for independent contractor classification, has been suspended by the Senate Appropriations Committee, attorneys with Littler Mendelson wrote in a blog post.
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Senators call for Google to convert contingents to traditional employees

By |August 7th, 2019|

A group of Democratic senators are urging Google CEO Sundar Pichai to convert the company’s 120,000 temporary and contract workers to traditional worker status, The New York Times reported.
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UK’s private sector braces itself for IR35

By |July 24th, 2019|

Revisions to the UK’s Off-Payroll Working Rules, coming into effect in April 2020, add red tape for companies that use independent contractors.
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New Jersey IC task force outlines next steps, legislative goals

By |July 24th, 2019|

New Jersey’s task force on independent contractor misclassification has issued its report, outlining steps it and the state’s department of labor plan to take to combat the problem.
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9th Circuit Court reverses IC course

By |July 24th, 2019|

The Ninth Circuit, which in May held that the Dyamex test for IC status determinations could be applied retroactively, has withdrawn that ruling and asked for the state’s Supreme Court to address the issue.
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