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Insight
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July 26, 2018

UK Supreme Court Finds Leaks in Pimlico's Independent Contractor Model

The United Kingdom Supreme Court recently held that an individual who worked for Pimlico Plumbers as an “independent contractor” was in fact a “worker.”

ASAP
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July 17, 2018

Trump Administration DOL Issues First Substantive Guidance on Independent Contractors

The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) on Friday, July 13, 2018, titled “Determining Whether Nurse or Caregiver Registries Are Employers of the Caregiver.”

ASAP
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July 6, 2018

New York Appellate Court Delivers Big Win to Gig Economy Business

New York’s Third Department appellate court – which has jurisdiction over all state Unemployment Division appeals – recently issued a significant decision for “gig” economy companies with operations in New York.

Insight
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June 12, 2018

July Is the New January: From Salary History to Data Security Breaches, New State and Local Laws Are Set to Take Effect Soon

State laws and local ordinances routinely take effect after the first of the year. This article discusses key labor and employment laws and ordinances that will become operative during the latter half of 2018.

Littler Report
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June 11, 2018

The Implications of Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court: California's Adoption of the ABC Test for Purposes of the Wage Orders

The California Supreme Court’s adoption of a strict ABC test for purposes of the wage orders is likely to cause significant problems for California businesses that use independent contractors.

WPI Report
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May 1, 2018

WPI State of the States: Equal Pay, Paid Leave, and Gig Economy Bills Gain Momentum

May begins the legislative homestretch for a number of states. Nearly half of the state legislatures have adjourned for the year, and another nine are expected to end their sessions by the end of the month.

ASAP
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March 21, 2018

Ontario, Canada May Soon See Regulations Addressing Temporary Help Agencies' Liability for Workplace Injuries

A proposed amendment to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (the “WSIA”) that would expand workplace liability for injuries to temporary employees, might soon receive renewed attention.

ASAP
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February 14, 2018

Grubhub Notches Victory for Gig Economy in Big Classification Win in California Federal Court

In a recent classification case involving the “gig” or shared economy, a U.S. magistrate judge handed down a significant win for Grubhub, concluding that a driver was an independent contractor, not an employee.

Insight
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December 19, 2017

NLRB Rejects Browning-Ferris and Returns to Prior Joint-Employer Standard that Benefits Union and Non-Union Employers Alike

Two days before the end of Chairman Philip Miscimarra’s term, the new Republican majority at the National Labor Relations Board continued its shift in labor policy and issued yet another reversal of significant Obama-era precedent.

WPI Report
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October 24, 2017

WPI Insider Briefing: Will the New Composition of Federal Agencies Effect Change?

Nine months into President Trump’s term, the pace of nominations and appointments to fill critical position within his administration is accelerating.

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