“In the News”

Lowes $10M Settlement Provides Lessons for Firms Working with Independent Contractors

Contingent Worker Sues Google Claiming Misclassification

FedEx Misclassified Drivers As Independent Contractor

FedEx Driver Suit

CNN: Court Orders Strip Club to Pay $10M in Back Wages to Dancers

Boston Globe: New Uber Lawsuit

Reuters: CA Truckers Win $2M in Wage Theft Suit

Class Action Lawsuit Seeks Back Pay Cab Drivers

NY Times: Defining ‘Employee’ in the Gig Economy


Resource Links

US Dept of Labor: Definition of Contingent Workers

IRS: Employee vs Independent Contractor

US Dept of Labor: Employee Misclassification as Independent Contractors

NY State Department of Labor: Misclassification

National Conference of State Legislators: Employee Misclassification

Department for Professional Employees – AFLCIO Definition of Misclassification