Monthly Archives: September 2015

Wage Recoveries and Independent Contractor Classification Best Practices: The Status of the People Who Perform Work for You

In early August of this year, New York Governor Cuomo announced that New York is set to recover a record amount of back wages and benefits owed to workers. Within the first seven months of 2015, the state recovered and distributed $18.1-million to nearly 19,000 workers whose employers failed to pay them the proper minimum […]

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New NLRB “Joint Employer Ruling” Could Have Wide-Ranging Implications

In a recent decision, the impact of which will not be clear for some time, the National Labor Relations Board has significantly modified and relaxed its standard for finding that a company that uses a staffing contractor or that has franchises is a joint employer of the employees of the contractor or franchise. The new […]

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