New York City freelancers may now enforce their rights under a new law, and the City as well as the Freelancers Union have engaged in a communications campaign to ensure gig workers are aware of their legal options.
Updated to reflect independent contractor requirements under the New York City Freelance Isn't Free Act, effective May 15, 2017.
Effective July 1, 2017, drivers for Florida ride-share companies will be considered independent contractors and not employees as long as certain conditions are met.
Paying an employee a lot of money does not necessarily guarantee that he will be exempt from overtime requirements, as the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling in Freixa v. Prestige Cruise Servs. illustrates.
Updated to include state veterans preference law, effective March 22, 2017
Updated to reflect technical amendments to the minimum wage and overtime exemption for certain employees of seasonal and recreational establishments, effective March 21, 2017.
Updated to include information on a Supreme Court of Connecticut ruling regarding the state ABC Test for independent contractor classification.
Updated to reflect a new law invalidating the minimum wage and overtime exemption for domestic employees, effective January 1, 2017.
HR guidance on complying with the FLSA and state employee classification requirements.