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June 23, 2022

July is the New January – New State Laws Do Not Take the Summer Off

It used to be that employers had the luxury of waiting until January 1 to be vigilant for new employment laws and compliance challenges. For the past several years, we have reported on employment and labor laws taking effect mid-year.

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June 6, 2022

New York State Legislature Seeks to Expand Employee Rights to Freelancers Statewide

During the final days of its most recent legislative session, the New York State Legislature passed a bill (S8369B) that would mandate contractual forms and terms for businesses that use “freelance workers.”

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May 13, 2022

British Columbia, Canada Court of Appeal Upholds Determination That Three Taxi Drivers Are Employees

In a recent decision, the British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld a determination that three taxi drivers were employees and not independent contractors for purposes of the province’s Employment Standards Act.

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March 31, 2022

Massachusetts Top Court Issues Key Ruling Impacting Independent Contractors

On March 24, 2022, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court handed down a key ruling that could have a significant impact on franchising across the state.

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March 22, 2022

What issues should be considered when determining whether the “right to control” factor will weigh in favor of an independent contractor determination?

Even within the same jurisdiction, an organization may face different tests depending on the court or administrative agency making the assessment.

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March 15, 2022

Federal Court Decision Protects Independent Contractor Status

On March 14, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas delivered a victory for businesses that utilize independent contractors, and for independent contractors themselves.

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March 2, 2022

Ontario, Canada: Working for Workers Act, 2022 Introduced and Carried at First Reading

On the heels of the passage of the Working for Workers Act, 2021, Ontario introduced Bill 88, Working for Workers Act, 2022 (Bill 88) on February 28, 2022, and carried it at First Reading.

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December 14, 2021

EU Proposes New Legislation to Protect “Digital Labor Platform” Workers from Status Misclassification

The European Commission on December 9, 2021, published proposed legislation that, if passed, would mark a fundamental change in the way digital labor platforms operating in the EU approach their employment law compliance.

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December 3, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 Receives Royal Assent

On November 30, 2021, Ontario announced that it had passed Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 (Act). The Act received Royal Assent on December 2, 2021, and came into force on that day.

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