Tag Archives: Contractors

Prison Medical Contractors Corizon Health & Corizon LLC Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Corizon, like many private prison operators and contractors, has been the subject of vigorous litigation for years. Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts –

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DOL Says Some Gig Economy Workers are Independent Contractors

In an opinion letter dated April 29, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) explained that some service providers working for a virtual marketplace company (VMC) are independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).   This opinion letter identifies the test the DOL is … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] First Amendment Challenge to L.A.'s Requirement That Contractors Disclose Ties to NRA

You can see the story about the lawsuit, together with a link to the complaint, at Courthouse News Service; here's my analysis from when the ordinance was enacted (in February), which I still think is correct: The ordinance states, Each [contract] Awarding Authority … Continue reading

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Understanding the ABC test for independent contractors in California

This Friday’s Five is a video (see video below) that reviews the ABC test for independent contractors as set forth in the California Supreme Court’s ruling in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, (2018) 4 Cal.5th 903.  The five … Continue reading

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Individuals serving a public entity as independent contractors are not eligible for member service credit in a New York State public retirement system

Petitioner, a member of the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System [NYSERS], applied for retirement service credit attributed to his alleged employment by Nassau County for a period running from October 15, 1974 to December 19, 1976. His … Continue reading

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