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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Monday, February 5, 2018, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's lawsuit challenging the City of Seattle's ordinance allowing independent-contractor drivers to engage in collective bargaining was before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for oral argument.
Holland & Knight
Independent contractor misclassification claims have been percolating through the courts for years.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Todd Scherwin and Andrew Hoag's article "GrubHub Driver Found to Be Independent Contractor, Not Employee" was featured on the SHRM website.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Bill Gates once said "Information Technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other."
Fisher Phillips LLP
According to a report in today's Washington Examiner, we may be on the verge of getting some hard data that would show just exactly how big the gig economy really is.
Phelps Dunbar LLP
The newly composed, Republican-majority NLRB has restored the more employer-friendly test for determining joint employer status.
Fisher Phillips LLP
By now, you've probably heard the good news: a federal judge yesterday ruled in favor of Grubhub and pronounced that a delivery driver who was challenging the independent contractor classification model ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
In what is believed to be the first time in our nation's history that a trial court has reached a judicial merits determination in a gig economy misclassification case...
Fisher Phillips LLP
A federal judge in California ruled in favor of the company this afternoon and found that a delivery driver was properly classified as an independent contractor.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
We have previously blogged on opportunities and challenges in the gig economy
Phelps Dunbar LLP
The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") has adopted a new, more employer-friendly standard for evaluating the legality of employment policies, rules, and handbook provisions.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a dynamic and fast paced business environment, structuring the workforce to meet changing operational requirements is front of mind for most employers.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Early last month, we told you that a critical trial ruling in a gig economy misclassification case could be put on hold because a separate court was mulling whether to loosen the test ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The California Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday morning in Dynamex Operations v. Superior Court, a case addressing the legal standard for determining whether a worker ...
Bowditch
On October 31, 2017, the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development held a hearing on six separate bills to regulate non-competition agreements within the Commonwealth.
Bowditch
Massachusetts General Law does not have a single overriding statute that governs non-competes. Rather, there are statutes specific to certain industries that govern non-competes.
Ford & Harrison LLP
The days of formal in person meetings between managers and employees discussing performance management are largely over.
Ford & Harrison LLP
As our population demographics change over the years, employers are finding themselves with a workforce that is ever-changing in composition.
Ford & Harrison LLP
For the first time since 1960, the Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl Champions. Inspired play from backup quarterback Nick Foles and some gutsy moves from coach Doug Pederson propelled the Eagles past...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
This legislation is similar to San Francisco's Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance, which also gives employees the right to request a flexible or predictable work schedule.
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Fisher Phillips LLP
If Congress cannot approve a budget by this Friday at midnight, the federal government will shut down.
Fisher Phillips LLP
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there were an unprecedented number of changes each month in 2017 ...
Duane Morris LLP
With 2018 well underway, it's time to look ahead to what are likely to be some of the key issues/stories relating to non-competition agreements and trade secrets this year:
Fisher Phillips LLP
Late last year, Pennsylvania legislators introduced House Bill 1938, the "Freedom to Work Act" (the "Act"), an outright ban on "covenant[s] not to compete" in Pennsylvania.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Most people probably do not enjoy sitting in a doctor's reception area with other coughing and sneezing people while waiting for an appointment, or devoting hours to getting a prescription refilled.
Ford & Harrison LLP
As our population demographics change over the years, employers are finding themselves with a workforce that is ever-changing in composition.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Social media has been and will continue to be an issue for employers. It has become the way people, especially Millennials, who make up a significant amount of the restaurant-industry workforce, communicate.
Fakhoury Law Group
It is common knowledge, even outside the immigration world, that the Trump Administration is attempting to tighten immigration.
Holland & Knight
In January 2017, Holland & Knight Transportation & Infrastructure lawyers and senior advisors prepared 20 posts for the 20 days leading to President Donald Trump's inauguration regarding what to expect from the Trump Administration ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The California Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday morning in Dynamex Operations v. Superior Court, a case addressing the legal standard for determining whether a worker ...
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