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Grubhub worker not an IC; companies face fines and dissolution

Last Friday, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled that an independent contractor for gig economy firm Grubhub Inc. was correctly classified and not an employee [1]. Media reported it’s the first federal court decision on whether gig economy workers are independent contractors, and the judge raised the possibility that legislators may review how the law defines independent contractor. However, that’s not the only news affecting use of independent contractors: