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Seattle's New Independent Contractor Ordinance: Immediate Action Required

USA - September 20 2022 Companies with independent contractors in Seattle need to take immediate action to comply with a new law passed by the Seattle City Council. The…

James Morrison

Not Your Godfather’s Smackdown: Joint Employer Test Must Consider ‘Reserved or Indirect Control,’ D.C. Circuit Rules

USA - August 1 2022 In 2009, the James Brown compilation album The Godfather’s Smackdown, Live! Was released.It’sa two-disc compilation of live shows from 1980. I never…

New DC Law Protects Marijuana Users from Adverse Employment Actions

USA - July 25 2022 Washington, D.C., employers will soon be prohibited from disciplining, terminating or refusing to hire individuals based on marijuana use or a…

Katherine C. Ondeck

Dead End for Class Certification? Ninth Circuit Provides Roadmap for Defending Independent Contractor Misclassification Class Claims

USA - July 8 2022 For businesses using independent contractor vendors, misclassification claims are usually well-suited for class certification. A Plaintiff’s path…

Matthew Goodman

Against the Odds: Did a Court of Appeals Just Grant Independent Contractors the Right to Strike and Organize?

USA - April 11 2022 On June 4, 1923, jockey Frank Hayes rode 20-1 long shot Sweet Kiss to victory at Belmont Park. While that seems impressive, what made the win even…