Independent Contractor Compliance

IC roundup: Misclassification task force, DOL lawsuit

|July 12th, 2023|

A new state task force will take on worker misclassification, and a staffing firm faces what could be the DOL’s largest IC misclassification case.
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IC roundup: Security services firm, Covid-19 testing provider face fines

|June 28th, 2023|

A security and traffic control services provider and its owner must pay $632,463 for independent contractor misclassification, while an on-site Covid-19 testing provider has paid $142,360.
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NLRB reverts to Obama-era IC classification test

|June 14th, 2023|

The US National Labor Relations Board returned to the 2014 standard for determining independent contractor status under the National Labor Relations Act, overruling an employer-friendly Trump-era decision.
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IC misclassification: DOL to recover $650,000 from California company

|June 14th, 2023|

A food manufacturer was found to have misclassified delivery drivers as independent contractors, denying them overtime wages as well as other worker rights and protections.
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Construction firm to pay $835,000 in IC misclassification case

|April 26th, 2023|

DC-based Maryland Applicators will pay $835,000 for misclassifying dozens of workers as independent contractors and procuring the services of hundreds of additional misclassified workers through subcontractors.
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The risks of using a global EOR

|April 19th, 2023|

Organizations engaging talent internationally may benefit from the employer of record model, but its use can bring all manner of legal and administrative complications.
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Michigan bills target wage theft, IC classification and more

|April 19th, 2023|

Sixteen bills that would affect worker management, including independent contractor classification and wage transparency, are being considered by the Great Lake State.
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Compliance: Grubhub misclassification finding may have big impact

|April 5th, 2023|

Joint employment and misclassification cases discussed include a Grubhub driver’s win, which could have a big impact on the gig economy despite the small financial award.
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Rideshare trade body seeks DOL nominee’s position on worker classification

|March 29th, 2023|

Flex, the trade association representing platforms such as Uber and Lyft, seeks clarification on labor secretary nominee Julie Su's stance on the proposed worker classification rule.
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Court revives Uber’s challenge to AB 5

|March 22nd, 2023|

A US appeals court revived a lawsuit brought by Uber and subsidiary Postmates against AB 5, a California law that aims to get tough on independent contractor misclassification.
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