Millions of independent contractors and "gig" workers are especially vulnerable during the coronavirus slump.
The state law, which seeks to categorize many independent contractors as employees with additional benefits, could upend the companies’ businesses.
The law could transform the gig economy by requiring some companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees and provide added benefits.
If signed by the governor, the legislation would force tech companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees and provide them with additional benefits.
The legislation could force tech companies to consider workers who are now independent contractors as employees and provide them with additional benefits.
The Labor Department decision bodes well for companies that don't want minimum wage and other rules to cover their workers.
Drivers who are company employees may be in for a rude surprise this tax season.
As the demand for highly skilled, specialized employees increases and more top businesses turn to freelancers, an increasingly high number of people are tuning in to the many advantages of becoming a freelancer.
While clocking-in and clocking-out may be important in resolving a "work" question, courts recognize that "off-the-clock" work is also compensable.
The Tennessee Supreme Court wrote that "a property owner is not vicariously liable for injuries third parties sustain from