"Poverty is not an innovation," an Australian union official says.
Reigning in worker misclassification and the abuse of so-called "independent contractors" is one of the more daunting challenges in taking on economic inequality. But any serious plan to address the nation's economic divide must include an aggressive strategy to take on this costly epidemic.
None of this changes the fact that the American political conversation this election season is being driven by the widely
The Seattle City Council ordinance is mired in litigation in federal court about antitrust and federal labor law issues and
A U.S. judge rejected a previous $12.25 million deal from drivers claiming employee status as too small.
In the nearly two decades that I have been advising small business owners, I can't count the number of times the problems faced by the organization involved misclassification of staff as independent contractors (IC) instead of employees.
As on-demand companies like Uber and Instacart find savvy ways to navigate employment law, the misclassification of employees as independent contractors allows them to maximize profits at their workers' expense.
Three Things Forward-Thinking Companies Need to Know to Attract Millennial Independent Workers in 2016
Companies winning the war for the best Millennial independent workers understand: MBO Partners recently released five years
Historians may remember 2015 as the year of the minimum wage -- and for good reason. Twenty-one states and multiple cities raised the minimum wage in the past 12 months. The past year also saw other major advances for working Americans.
The bill requires contracts for projects and payment within 30 days of completion.
This is a new era of work! Maybe. Possibly? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
If legendary labor activist Joe Hill were alive today - and some contend that he is - he would have plenty to say about the state of the American worker. And the country, if it listened, would have plenty to learn.