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December 2018 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update

There were only a handful of independent contractor misclassification cases of significance in December and each of those matters relates to the subject of prior comprehensive posts on this blog. The first involved FedEx Ground, which has paid hundreds of … Continue reading

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November 2018 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update  

While there were no headline-grabbing cases or developments in the area of independent contractor misclassification and compliance during the past month, the first four court decisions reported below provide the basis for two useful strategies for companies to consider when … Continue reading

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How to Effectively Draft Arbitration Clauses with Class Action Waivers in Independent Contractor Agreements

This blog post is based on an article published in the Daily Labor Report (November 9, 2018). It is reproduced with permission from Daily Labor Report Copyright 2018 by The Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800.372.1033) www.bna.com. Even before the … Continue reading

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October 2018 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update

October was an eventful month for legal developments in the area of independent contractor misclassification and compliance.  In one of the nine cases reported below, the U.S. Department of Labor continues to aggressively pursue an independent contractor misclassification claim against … Continue reading

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September 2018 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update

Independent contractor misclassification lawsuits swept across a swath of businesses last month, affecting companies in both the gig economy and traditional industries.  Discussed below are class action and individual plaintiff cases involving on-demand dog walkers, community living support specialists, oil … Continue reading

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