Independent Contractor Compliance

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Google contractors push for better pay, PTO, perks

By |December 12th, 2018|

Google’s so-called “shadow workforce” of contractors sent a scathing letter to CEO Sundar Pichai demanding equal treatment, Vox reports.
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DOL: Two misclassifications bring $3.45 million in back wages

By |December 5th, 2018|

The US Department of Labor announced last week $3.45 million in back wages, damages and penalties from two separate cases in which companies were found to have misclassified workers as independent contractors.
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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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