Independent Contractor Compliance

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How US law needs to change to support the gig economy

By |August 1st, 2018|

A Harvard Business Review article shares ways certain laws can be changed to support modern self employment and the gig economy.
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Calif. court ruling extends IC test reach

By |July 25th, 2018|

California courts may apply ABC test for independent contractor classification retroactively.
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Are the tables turning on firms engaging contractors?

By |July 11th, 2018|

Governments around the world struggle to balance the need to fill their coffers with the need to encourage the independent worker’s entrepreneurialism.
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Court: Facts of relationship override written IC agreement

By |July 11th, 2018|

The Seventh Circuit Court ignored an existing independent contractor agreement to find a worker likely should be classified as an employee, remanding the case back to trial.
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California mayhem: Who’s an IC?

By |June 27th, 2018|

Industry insiders weigh in on the ramifications of the California Supreme Court’s independent contractor classification ruling.
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Postmates moves IC misclassification case to federal court

By |June 20th, 2018|

Courier delivery service Postmates recently filed to move a class action to a federal court in the wake of a California Supreme Court decision that complicates independent contractor classification, Northern California Record reports.
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The independent workforce data: Behind the numbers

By |June 13th, 2018|

Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released estimates that put the size of the independent workforce at much lower levels than SIA or other estimates. The Staffing Industry Daily News puts the discrepancies in context.
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City’s Uber and Lyft IC misclassification probe comes after court ruling

By |June 6th, 2018|

San Francisco has subpoenaed records from Uber and Lyft following a state Supreme Court ruling making it more difficult to classify workers as independent contractors.
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Supreme Court decision a win for employers, could affect contingent workforce

By |May 23rd, 2018|

Monday’s US Supreme Court Decision, which upholds arbitration clauses in employment contracts, is “most significant employment law decision in recent memory.”
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NYC freelancers recover $264,866 in lost wages

By |May 23rd, 2018|

New York City’s “Freelance Isn’t Free Act” resulted in 299 inquiries stemming from 264 complaints filed with the city’s Department of Consumer Affairs, according to a report released last week.