Worker Classification

NY employment lawyer blog post about worker classification including issues related to employee status as opposed to independent contractor status.

Gig economy

Employment Law Update – New Laws for Independent Contractors A new freelance law to protect California independent contractors recently went into effect and a similar law could be coming to New York State. AB 5 establishes several new requirements for California companies working with freelancers. The law is an indication of what’s on the horizon […]

On January 10, 2014, Governor Cuomo signed the New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act (“CGTIFPA”). As a result, New York’s Labor Commissioner, Peter Rivera recently announced a new state law for determining whether a commercial truck driver is an employee or independent contractor, and provides penalties for employers who fail to […]

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