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Home Care and Nursing Registries Are Subject of New Independent Contractor Guidance

The home health care industry has been targeted in the past for independent contractor misclassification by the U.S. Department of Labor and state workforce agencies, particularly with respect to home health aides.  Earlier today, July 13, 2018, the U.S. Department … Continue reading

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June 2018 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update

This past month was not a particularly newsworthy month in the area of independent contractor misclassification and compliance, but four court cases and a government study do provide insights for businesses that rely on ICs. In the first case reported … Continue reading

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April and May 2018 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update

The past two months were momentous for many companies that engage independent contractors in California to supplement their workforce or to interact with their customers. This applies not only to businesses based in California but also to those based in … Continue reading

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Questions Left Open by Dymamex, And What Companies Can Do To Enhance Their IC Compliance

When the California Supreme Court issued its groundbreaking decision in the Dynamex case on April 30, announcing a new test to be used in determining independent contractor status under certain California laws, it left open a host of questions that … Continue reading

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Oil & Gas Industry Is Next Target for Independent Contractor Misclassification Lawsuits

A cottage industry for plaintiffs’ class action lawyers has been independent contractor (IC) misclassification lawsuits, and one of the industries taking the brunt of those types of legal proceedings is energy, particularly companies that operate in the oil patch. In … Continue reading

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