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NLRB Proposes A More Employer-Friendly Joint Employer Standard
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • September 19 2018

Earlier this year, the NLRB attempted to overturn the Obama-era Browning-Ferris joint employer standard through case law (see our coverage here). That

NLRB releases draft joint employer rule rolling back Browning-Ferris
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2018

Yesterday, the NLRB released its long-awaited draft rule that would roll back its controversial Browning-Ferris decision, which established a much

Still An Unsolved Mystery - The H-1B Visa Lottery Process
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2018

Not unlike the stone heads of Easter Island, the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, and the number of licks required to reach the center of Tootsie Pop

The gig economy in court - implications for employers
  • Lexology
  • USA, Australia, United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 3 2018

The UK Supreme Court’s recent judgment in Pimlico Plumbers Ltd v Smith has brought the hazy status of workers operating in the gig economy back into

It’s a Gig World Out There - A guide to current issues in the gig economy
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • July 2 2018

There is a growing industry built around task-based work, ‘online platforms’ and ‘skill-sharing’. This ‘gig economy’, which expands well beyond the

ConCourt assigns sole employer role to clients of TES
  • Hogan Lovells
  • South Africa
  • July 1 2018

The Constitutional Court has taken a huge leap towards protection of the Temporary Employment Services (TES) employees (TES - commonly referred to as

EEOC Pushes Boundaries of Harassment Liability in Select Staffing Lawsuit
  • Katz Marshall & Banks LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2018

Earlier this month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit on behalf of female employees of Select Staffing, a temporary

Who’s who in the gig economy - employees vs contractors
  • The Workplace Employment Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 24 2018

Taking advantage of the gig economy and sharing apps, like Uber, Airtasker, and Freelancer, can give you more flexibility to grow or scale your

Employers: Make Sure You Know Your ABCs
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2018

In a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court on April 30 addressed the standard to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or

Freelancer or worker: what does the Supreme Court’s Pimlico Plumbers v Smith verdict mean for businesses?
  • Taylor Vinters LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2018

Today’s Supreme Court verdict in favour of plumber Gary Smith v Pimlico Plumbers is yet another step taken by the courts to protect workers in the gig