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ASAP
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April 24, 2019

New Wisconsin Governor Launches Worker Misclassification Enforcement Effort

Within his first few months of taking office, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has signaled a strong and clear focus on employers that have misclassified workers as independent contractors.

ASAP
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April 1, 2019

DOL Issues Third Proposed Rule in Two Weeks, This Time on Joint Employment

On April 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act—the third proposed rule published by the agency in the last two weeks.

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March 12, 2019

Fifth Circuit Finds Directional Drillers Are Independent Contractors

On February 28, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an important decision involving whether contract workers in the oil patch were entitled to overtime.

Insight
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March 4, 2019

Ontario, Canada Companies Beware: Class Action Lawsuits Alleging Worker Misclassification Are on the Rise

It appears there is a movement afoot in Ontario to change behavior around the classification of employees as independent contractors.

Insight
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February 14, 2019

What Do California's New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements Mean for Staffing Firms?

California's revised sexual harassment training law presents new challenges for the staffing firm industry and its diverse working environments.

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February 11, 2019

Indiana Supreme Court: Driver for Large Vehicle Transportation Matching Service Properly Classified as Independent Contractor

Resolving split decisions among Indiana Court of Appeals panels, the Indiana Supreme Court recently held that a transportation matching service properly classified a driver as an independent contractor.

Insight
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February 6, 2019

Third Circuit Finds FAAAA Does Not Preempt New Jersey ABC Test

The Third Circuit recently held that the FAAAA does not preempt New Jersey’s wage and hour laws, permitting delivery drivers to continue with a suit claiming they were misclassified as independent contractors.

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January 29, 2019

Independent Contractor vs. Employee Mis/Classification Issue Continues To Evolve: The NLRB Weighs In (Again)

As the independent contractor versus employee status debate evolves across the U.S. through legislation, court decisions, and agency enforcement actions, the NLRB clarified its standard on January 25, 2019 in SuperShuttle DFW, Inc.

WPI Report
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January 2, 2019

WPI State of the States: The New Year Brings a Clean Legislative Slate

While the partial shutdown has kept Congress at an impasse, it should be business as usual at the state and local levels in January. It is a safe bet that many of the 2018 issues that served as midterm election talking points will reemerge.

WPI Report
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December 3, 2018

WPI State of the States – What Did the Voters Decide?

This month's State of the States will provide an overview of select voter-approved state and local ballot initiatives that affect employment, and discuss other legislative efforts that made headway in November.

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