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Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Already Lining Up To Weaponize Latest SCOTUS Ruling Against Gig Economy Companies
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 19 2019

After the Supreme Court ruled a few weeks ago that independent contractors working “in interstate commerce” were exempt from arbitration pacts due to

Ireland - Jumping on the bandwagon: new law on working hours for employees on insecure contracts and those working variable hours
  • Ius Laboris
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • February 18 2019

In March 2019, new legislation providing greater security and predictability for workers on insecure contracts and with variable working hours will

Instacart labor conflict affects local shoppers, reflects widespread issue
  • Tully Rinckey PLLC
  • USA
  • February 14 2019

Megan Morris parks in the Wegmans lot in Johnson City from 8 a.m. To 8 p.m. To work as an on-demand shopper for Instacart, a grocery delivery service

Good Work Plan - any good?
  • Lewis Silkin
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2019

The government recently published details of its Good Work Plan, which sets out its considered position on the Taylor review of modern working

Texas Workforce Commission Issues Proposed Rules Excluding Certain Gig Workers From the Definition of “Employment” Under Texas Unemployment Laws
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • February 11 2019

The issue of whether workers who utilize online digital platforms to obtain business and deliver services to third parties are employees or

Latest Labor Board Decision A Step In The Right Direction, But Not A Magic Bullet
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 8 2019

I recently wrote about the January 25 decision from the National Labor Relations Board that makes it easier for businesses to classify their workers

2018 in Employment Law
  • Lewis Silkin
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • February 6 2019

Brexit continued to dominate the headlines in 2018, leaving employment law reform (along with many other areas) far down the government's

Independent Contractor Status: A Return to the Traditional Common Law Test by the NLRB
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • February 6 2019

In Super Shuttle DFW, Inc., a National Labor Relations Board majority (3-1) overruled a 2014 Obama Board case, FedEx Home Delivery, and returned to

NLRB overrules Obama-era precedent for independent contractor test
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2019

On Jan. 25, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) addressed its independent contractor test in a case involving airport shuttle drivers for

NLRB Overturns 2014 Independent Contractor Test
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2019

In a decision with major implications for companies in the "gig economy," on January 25 the National Labor Relations Board reversed an Obama-era case