Independent Contractor Compliance

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Uber drivers must arbitrate misclassification claims

By |September 26th, 2018|

Rejecting class-action status, court rules Uber drivers claiming independent contractor misclassification must go through individual arbitration.
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California targets retailers for trucker misclassification

By |September 26th, 2018|

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law making retailers in California jointly liable for labor law violations if they hire port trucking companies that misclassify workers as independent contractors or commit other violations.
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Attorney General cites firm $460,945 for misclassification

By |September 26th, 2018|

A now-defunct business and its managers were cited $460,945 after the Massachusetts AG’s office found it misclassified workers as independent contractors.
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Creating a level playing field for new forms of work

By |September 19th, 2018|

As ways of working evolve, Europe needs to continually adapt legislation and social protection schemes to accommodate them, says Michael Freytag of the World Employment Confederation-Europe.
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Federal compliance office rolls out new contractor directives

By |August 29th, 2018|

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced three new directives in order to maximize the effectiveness of compliance assistance outreach.
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Senator introduces portable benefits amendment

By |August 29th, 2018|

US Sen. Mark Warner, D-VA, introduced a legislative amendment that would establish a program to experiment with the concept of portable benefits for the contingent workforce, the latest in multiple such efforts in Washington DC.
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Misclassification: New Jersey AG files brief in couriers’ case

By |August 15th, 2018|

New Jersey speaks out about couriers’ misclassification case; Virginia announces misclassification initiative.
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Calif. lawmakers dodge ABC test action

By |August 15th, 2018|

California businesses have been urging the state's lawmakers to counter April’s state Supreme Court ruling that turned independent contractor classification on its head. But Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, has ruled out such action this year, Capital Public Radio reports.
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Massachusetts reforms noncompetes

By |August 15th, 2018|

Massachusetts has passed reforms governing the use of noncompete agreements, including for independent contractor relationships. The National Law Review details what employers need to know.
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DC Attorney General sues buyer, staffing firms for misclassification

By |August 8th, 2018|

Washington DC’s Attorney General alleges firm misclassified more than 500 workers as independent contractors, seeking between $1,000 and $5,000 per worker.
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