independent contractor

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

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

The issue of whether athletic referees are independent contractors has surfaced a few times in the last few years. Here, in Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (the PIAA) that
Continue Reading Referees Settle Independent Contractor FLSA Action: No “Penalty” for Either Side