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Independent Contractor Misclassifications is Focus of New Jersey-U.S. Labor Department Partnership
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 13 2018

Demonstrating a heightened focus on worker misclassification, the New Jersey Department of Labor has entered into a memorandum of cooperation with


Significant Changes Ahead as Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act Signed Into Law
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2018

On August 10, 2018, Governor Baker signed into law the Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act (the Act). The new law brings significant changes


Was an employer liable for assaults on current and potential employees carried out by an independent contractor?
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2018

In Barclays Bank v Various Claimants 2018 EWCA Civ 1670 the Court of Appeal considered whether the High Court was correct when it decided that


DOL Guidance on Registry Employer Status: Foreshadowing A More Tolerant Independent Contractor Approach
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2018

Department of Labor Acting Administrator Bryan Jarrett issued Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2018-4 (“FAB”) on July 13, to guide Wage & Hour Division


Labor Department Independent Contractors Guidance Targets Home Care, Nursing, Caregiver Registries
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 6 2018

In its first substantive guidance on independent contractors, the Trump Administration has targeted misclassification in the healthcare industry. The


In the PipelineHighlighting Changes of Interest to Employers in Australia
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • August 6 2018

Foodora delivery drivers are engaged under an independent contractor arrangement and are required to sign an "Independent Contractor Agreement" when


New Agency Insights On Independent Contractors
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 3 2018

Staffing agencies fill the demand for temporary workers. Rideshare companies use apps to match people needing a ride with people willing to give them


US - sexual harassment: new protections for independent contractors in New York
  • Ius Laboris
  • USA
  • August 2 2018

A recent amendment to the New York State Human Rights Law has extended protection against sexual harassment to independent contractors. This article


DOL Guidance on Employer Status of Caregiver Registries: Foreshadowing A More Tolerant Independent Contractor Approach
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2018

Department of Labor Acting Administrator Bryan Jarrett issued Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2018-4 (“FAB”) on July 13, to guide Wage & Hour Division


Independent Contractors Take Another Step Closer to Employees
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 24 2018

A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal has brought the worlds of independent contractors and employees closer together. In Mohamed v