Legal, Legislative & Regulatory

Legs & Reg Advisor: July 2011

July 22, 2011

  • Ohio Court Refuses To Dismiss Installers’ Misclassification Action
  • Louisiana Court Rules Technicians’ Employee Status A Jury Question
  • Department of Labor Recovers More Than $200,000 in Unpaid Overtime For Misclassification
  • First Circuit Finds Employees Permitted To Discuss Wages
  • Former... More

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - July 2011

July 12, 2011

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Analysis of temporary employment trends
  • More from the buyers survey
  • Legal, Legislative, news update

‘Look Back’ Could Ease Healthcare Hit

July 6, 2011

  • IRS takes public comment on 'look-back' period for penalties under healthcare reform
  • Proposal is first step, it represents only an idea at this time
  • Could reduce penalties under healthcare reform to be assessed starting in 2014

Legs and Reg Advisor: June 2011

June 17, 2011

  • Nevada enacts employee leasing registration legislation
  • Massachusetts proposes onerous staffing bill
  • Illinois court finds security guards misclassified
  • New York proposes bill of rights for job seekers

Legs and Reg Advisor: May 2011

May 19, 2011

  • Temps bring suit for back wages
  • Another misclassification victory for dancers
  • New federal bill targets misclassification
  • Lawmakers repeal healthcare reform law’s expanded 1099 reporting requirement

Legs and Reg Advisor: April 2011

April 22, 2011

  • Florida Court Certifies Drivers’ Misclassification Class Action
  • National Labor Relations Board Draws New Site Access Standard for On-site Contractor Employees
  • Clubs Settle Dancers’ Misclassification Lawsuit
  • News Organization and Staffing Company Hit with Overtime Class Action

Legs and Reg Advisor: March 2011

March 23, 2011

  • Bill Targets Misclassification for Workers' Compensation Purposes
  • Utah Legislation Creates Multi-Agency Council Targeting Misclassification
  • Alabama Court Rules Dealership Driver Is Independent Contractor
  • California Court Certifies IT Temps' Class Action Seeking Overtime
  • U.S. Supreme Court Finds... More

Legs & Reg Advisor: February 2011

February 11, 2011

  • Oregon Bills To Protect Contingent Workers/Independent Contractors, Prohibit Conversion Fees
  • Connecticut Introduces Legislation to Clarify Independent Contractor Classificatio
  • Wisconsin Court Rules Delivery Drivers Are Employees For Unemployment Compensation Purposes

Legs & Reg Advisor: January 2011

February 4, 2011

  • Court Rules FedEx Drivers Not Employees in Multistate Litigation
  • Texas Court Reject Technicians' Bid for Certification, Benefits Claim in Misclassification Collective Action
  • Florida Court Rejects Certification of Misclassification Collective Action
  • California Court Finds Payroll Company Not... More

Column Corner: Employment Law CWS 30 October 2.20

October 30, 2010

Many businesses (including suppliers and end-users of contingent labor) conduct background checks -- including criminal record checks -- on applicants and current employees when making hiring, promotion or retention decisions. Along with ensuring job qualifications, the use of background checks can help... More