Sexual Harassment Laws Change Legal Landscape in New York State and City

In April, both the New York State Legislature and the New York City Council passed new workplace anti-sexual harassment legislation. …

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NYC Provides Protections for Freelancers

November 17th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employment Law, Independent Contractor, New York City Law, Third Party Agreements

In October 2016, the New York City Council passed the Freelance Isn’t Free Act, which protects freelancers from late or…

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Joint Employment As Interpreted by the Department of Labor

April 28th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employer Liability, Employment Law, FLSA, Independent Contractor

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that all employees be paid a minimum wage and overtime, if the…

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Seattle Allows Uber Drivers to Collectively Bargain

December 21st, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Independent Contractor, Labor Law, NLRA

The City Council of Seattle, Washington has unanimously voted in favor of a new ordinance that allows drivers under contract,…

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The NLRB Broadens the Joint Employer Liability Test

September 8th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employer Liability, Independent Contractor, Labor Law, NLRA

In a much-anticipated landmark decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has revised the test used in defining “joint employers”…

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The Department of Labor Clarifies the “Independent Contractor” Test

August 18th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Classification, FLSA, Independent Contractor, Third Party Agreements

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has been active in bringing enforcement actions against employers that misclassify workers as “independent…

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Lyft the Veil? Are Uber & Lyft Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?

February 9th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Classification, Employment Law, Independent Contractor, Wages and Hours

Recently, I went out for brunch in New York City for my sister’s birthday. As we came out of Penn…

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Independent Contractor Rules Tighten for Trucking Industry

January 20th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Classification, Employer Liability, Independent Contractor, New York Law

In an effort to strengthen the rules relating to independent contractors in the trucking industry, Governor Cuomo signed the New…

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Should we Classify Workers as Employees or Independent Contractors?

July 15th, 2013 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Classification, Independent Contractor, Third Party Agreements

Classification of individuals hired to perform work is one of the tasks employers often do without full knowledge of the…

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IRS Introduces Voluntary Settlement Program For Misclassified Workers

October 15th, 2011 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Classification, Employer Liability, Independent Contractor

In December 2007, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) fined the Federal Express Company (“Fedex”) $319 million in penalties and back-taxes…

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