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Nathan S. Gibson is an independent contractor compliance specialist.
Nathan S. Gibson is an independent contractor compliance specialist.

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Learning How to Collaborate When You’re Self-Employed

    From Harvard Business Review, Dorie Clark, one of my favorite thought leader and author, offers guidance on how to collaborate if you’re an independent worker.  Dorie suggests reviewing five questions to see if collaboration is worthwhile including:…

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Turning Independent Contractors into Employees Would Kill the Gig Economy

  From the Foundation for Economic Education, Timothy Doescher says that a key component of the gig economy is classifying gig workers as independent contractors.  Timothy writes: Gig workers are self-employed “independent contractors.” Legally, they work…

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Labor and Employment Group News: Independent Contractor or “Employee, Inc.”?

From  JDSupra, Barry Waters discusses a recent case in which the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) said that the Massachusetts independent contractor statute might apply to individuals who provide services through a corporation.  Barry writes:…

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Look Back, Look Forward: The Independent Workforce Year in Review

  MBO Partners reviews the trends and developments in 2016 for the independent workforce and looks forward to what will happen in 2017.  MBO looks at the 2016 election, marketplaces for independent workers, the number of surveys about the independent…

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    From Top Class Actions, Joanna Szabo reports that delivery drivers for Genesis Intermodal Delivery have settled claims alleging that they were misclassified as independent contractors.  Joanna writes: A class of delivery drivers is waiting for final…

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A freelance survival guide

  From the Chicago Tribune, Nicholas Cole offers his recommendations for how to survive and succeed as a freelancer.  Nicholas writes: 1. Create a daily schedule — and stick to it One of the first challenges you will run into as a freelancer is…

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  From Staffing Industry Analysts, Craig Johnson reports that the maker of Wonder Bread agreed to pay $5.2 million in wages to distributers who were misclassified as independent contractors.  Craig writes: Flowers Foods Inc., the maker of Wonder Bread,…

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  From CNBC, Anita Balakrishnan reports that the new Secretary of Labor will oppose government regulation which will help the gig economy.  Anita writes: Donald Trump‘s administration is likely to resist new labor regulations, which could be a boon for…

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The Billion-Dollar Question: How To Fix Gig Work

  From Forbes, Elaine Pofeldt discusses ways to improve the gig economy. She shares research and perspectives of leaders in the industry including Gene Zaino.  Elaine writes: Gene Zaino, CEO of MBO Partners, which provides back-office support for…
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