"independent contractors" Blog Tag

NJ Independent contractors with benefits

October 30th, 2019

Salvador Simao at FordHarrison

You know about friends with benefits (you do know about friends with benefits, right?).

And married, jobs, pets and desserts with benefits

New Jersey has decided that it may be time to up the ante and include independent contractors in the benefits gig. Yep, there is a bill in the legislature that plans to do just that.

Benefit from Salvadore SImao's experience as a former DOL attorney and his breakdown of what to expect and why from this "crackdown" on the use of independent contractors.


Look past the laws (pudding) and understand the regs (Oreo)

August 28th, 2019

Kathy Speaker MacNett at SkarlatosZonarich

The proof is not only in the pudding, it's in the regulations and administrative agency interpretations.

So when the employment laws change, be sure you don't stop there because there may be an Oreo cookie hidden somewhere in the pudding (leftovers from an Oreo pie recipe).

Uber employee, Uber independent contractor or excellent driver?

July 18th, 2019

Kathy Speaker MacNett at SkarlatosZonarich

So is an Uber driver an "excellent" driver, an employee or an independent contractor? 

And what test would you use to determine such?

  • Common law test
  • Economic realities test
  • Just throw a box of toothpicks on the floor

Kathy Speaker MacNett helps you sort out the NLRBs Advice concerning the Uber classification issue and how it might affect you and your "employees".

Why You Should Care About Employment Law

January 23rd, 2019

Jenny Goltz at Cozen O'Connor

Common Pitfalls for Emerging Companies Founders of emerging companies are often first-time employers and find themselves having to wade through the dense patchwork of state and federal labor and employment laws. This can be a confusing undertaking that often requires legal counsel. However, there are a few very common employment law pitfalls that all emerging com...