of employees as independent contractors are the new watchwords among state and
federal legislators and regulators as well as plaintiffs' class action lawyers.
State task forces have been formed to crack down on businesses that...
By Richard J. Reibstein, Lisa B. Petkun and Andrew J. Rudolph
Following on the heels of aggressive new measures announced by the U.S. Department of Labor and IRS in the past month and the recent enactment of a new California law to crack down on...
On April 22, a bill was introduced in Congress to make misclassification of
employees as independent contractors a federal labor law violation. The
Employee Misclassification Prevention Act (EMPA) would also impose
record-keeping and notice obligations...