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May 25, 2017

Federal Bill Seeks to Create Portable Benefits for Gig Economy Workers

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), a lawmaker known for closely monitoring the changing nature of work, has introduced in the Senate legislation to promote innovative ways to offer portable benefits to workers in the on-demand economy.

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March 16, 2017

Top 10 Issues to Consider When Posting Workers in France

“Posting of workers,” a common practice within the European Union, refers to the assignment of an employee to work in another EU Member State (the "host country") on a temporary basis.

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March 9, 2017

Oral Arguments Held in Browning-Ferris International v. NLRB

On Thursday, March 9, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held long-awaited oral arguments in Browning-Ferris International v. NLRB.

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March 6, 2017

New York City Council Committee Pursues Predictive Scheduling and Other Labor Bills

On Friday, the New York City Council’s Committee on Civil Service and Labor considered a package of six bills that could significantly affect the scheduling of fast food and other employees.

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March 1, 2017

WPI State of the States: Legislatures Saw a Flurry of Activity in February

Statehouses across the country continue to propose legislation at a frenzied pace. In February, as in January, more than 500 bills concerning labor and employment issues were either introduced or addressed in some fashion.

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February 24, 2017

UK: Court of Appeal Reconsiders Test to Determine "Worker" Status

The gig economy is expanding fast. Although it brings great benefits, such as flexibility for companies and individuals, it also has generated concerns regarding workplace protections and social inequalities.

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February 21, 2017

Fourth Circuit Decision Establishes New Six-Factor Test for Determining Joint Employment under the FLSA

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently established a new six-factor test to determine whether two or more entities are joint employers for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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November 7, 2016

New York City to Pass Protections for Freelance Workers

On October 27, 2016, the New York City Council approved a bill that would establish protections for freelance workers.

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November 4, 2016

Workplace Policy Institute Insider Report — November 2016

The November edition turns a spotlight on recent developments in the gig economy, discusses notable state and municipal bills and ordinances that advanced in October, and highlights federal agency activity in the weeks leading up to Election Day.

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October 19, 2016

New Background Check Requirements for California Transportation Network Companies

Effective January 1, 2017, drivers participating with a Transportation Network Company (TNC) in California will be subject to mandatory criminal background checks, regardless of whether a driver is considered an employee or an independent contractor.

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