California Bill AB5 May Impact Your ACA Compliance Process

California Bill AB5 May Impact Your ACA Compliance Process

October 16, 2019 2 minute read: California employers may have another level of complexity coming their way in regards to compliance with the Affordable Care Act. The California state legislature has passed a Read More
GrubHub Trial Could Set Precedent for Employee Misclassification Lawsuits

GrubHub Trial Could Set Precedent for Employee Misclassification Lawsuits

September 25, 2017 GrubHub is on trial for a case of employee misclassification involving its drivers. The drivers allege they were misclassified by the on-demand food delivery app as independent contractors and not Read More
New Developments Continue to Dog Uber About Worker Misclassification

New Developments Continue to Dog Uber About Worker Misclassification

August 16, 2017 In the United States alone, Uber has over 600,000 drivers, some of whom over the course of the last two years have been entangled in numerous lawsuits surrounding their rights Read More
New Developments In Uber Misclassification Suits Prove The Complexities of Potential ACA Liability

New Developments In Uber Misclassification Suits Prove The Complexities of Potential ACA Liability

July 19, 2017 At the close of June, a shocking new development arose from Uber’s employee misclassification suits. The drivers who asserted they were actual Uber employees and not independent contractors had their Read More
The Curious Case Of Chipotle

The Curious Case Of Chipotle

April 24, 2017 Over the last several years—even prior to and following the passing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—fast food chains have struggled with classifying employees, the designation of which can trigger Read More
Uber Is Triumphant In California Misclassification Case

Uber Is Triumphant In California Misclassification Case

March 16, 2017 Uber made a huge stride in their favor at the top of March, when a California courtnamed them victorious in yet another misclassification case. The case surrounded once again classifications Read More
Uber Decision in Florida and The Gig Economy

Uber Decision in Florida and The Gig Economy

February 20, 2017 In a recent decision within the Florida courts, Uber was victorious in a misclassification case that left Uber drivers classified as independent contractors and not employees. It speaks to the Read More
The U.S. Gig Economy Will Suffer With An ACA Repeal

The U.S. Gig Economy Will Suffer With An ACA Repeal

January 19, 2017 Independent contractors, freelancers, consultants. These workers have slowly risen up the ranks as backbones of many companies, yet when it comes to traditional labor rights, they’ve consistently come up short. Read More
What Will Happen Next With The Gig Economy?

What Will Happen Next With The Gig Economy?

November 28, 2016 Independent contractors have gone from side help for employers to the backbone of many companies. The “gig” economy as it’s now called, includes any of said contractors who work within Read More
The Verdict On UK’s Uber Employee Classification Case Is “Groundbreaking”

The Verdict On UK’s Uber Employee Classification Case Is “Groundbreaking”

November 23, 2016 Uber has proven to be both a gift and a curse over the years. While the mobile car service app appears to have cornered a market previously held by more Read More
Guess Which State Is Taking A Step Toward Correcting Employee Misclassifications?

Guess Which State Is Taking A Step Toward Correcting Employee Misclassifications?

September 22, 2016 Since 2015, the topic of employee misclassification has been a hot one. Thank companies like Dave & Busters—who came under fire for allegedly doctoring hours to fall below the ACA’s Read More
Troubles With Uber And The “Gig” Economy Extend Overseas

Troubles With Uber And The “Gig” Economy Extend Overseas

August 30, 2016 Over the past year, we’ve watched Uber go through a rollercoaster ride. It all started when drivers who at random points throughout the year exceeded a 30 hour work week, Read More
The ACA: A Gift And A Curse For Uber

The ACA: A Gift And A Curse For Uber

May 11, 2016 In the often-oversimplified world of contractor-based employment, the Affordable Care Act is a blessing in disguise: “employees” can readily obtain health care with the financial burden falling off the “employer.” Read More