Prong B of the New Jersey ABC test for independent contractor status under the unemployment law requires the putative contractor to work outside of all of the “places of business”
Continue Reading The ABC Test At Issue Before NJ Supreme Court: What Does A “Place of Business” Mean For Unemployment Law

I have often blogged about the very enforcement-oriented stance of the Murphy Administration and the New Jersey Department of Labor (“NJDOL”). Well, I have now even more evidence. On July
Continue Reading New Jersey Tightens Up Already Stringent Independent Contractor Enforcement Hammers: Is There No End In Sight?

The State of New Jersey (and many other states) has started to tighten up laws regarding independent contractor status. One troubling component (to management-side practitioners and employers alike) of this
Continue Reading New Jersey DOL Poster Basically Invites Workers to Claim They Are Not Independent Contractors

The New Jersey test for independent contractor status under the unemployment laws is already very tough, the very infamous, A-B-C standard.  That is seemingly not enough for this Administration and
Continue Reading Say It Ain’t So!—NJ Moves to Tighten Up Already Strangling A-B-C Test for Independent Contractors

When employers classify individuals as independent contractors, they are not obligated to provide them with certain benefits, as they would statutory employees.  Sometimes, if those individuals are found to not
Continue Reading New Jersey Wage Deduction Class Action Revived by Appellate Division: More Independent Contractor Fallout

There is a tripartite test for independent contractor under the New Jersey Unemployment Compensation statute (and many other States), the so-called “ABC” test.  Under this test, services performed by an
Continue Reading The Unemployment “ABC” Test for Independent Contractor Status: A Mount Everest for Unwary Employers