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NYC Human Rights Law Expanded to Protect Independent Contractors and Freelancers

October 16, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York City, Independent Contractors, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity

The New York City Council recently passed a law that will expand the New York City Human Rights Law to...Continue Reading →

New York Appellate Court Holds that Courier for a Gig Economy Business is an Independent Contractor

July 15, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Independent Contractors

On June 22, 2018, the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Department, found that a courier who performed delivery...Continue Reading →

New Regulations Added to the “Freelance Isn’t Free Act”

August 25, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York City, Independent Contractors

Effective July 24, 2017, additional regulations were added to NYC’s “Freelance Isn’t Free Act”. These new regulations serve to clarify...Continue Reading →

DOL Withdraws Obama-Era Guidance on Joint Employers and Independent Contractors

June 24, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Independent Contractors, Wage and Hour

On June 7, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the withdrawal, effective immediately, of its 2015 and 2016...Continue Reading →

U.S. Senator Introduces Gig Economy Portable Benefits Bill

June 1, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Independent Contractors

Over the past decade, 1099 workers have become a large and vastly growing part of the economy. In fact, the...Continue Reading →

Fourth Circuit Adopts New FLSA Joint Employer Test

February 21, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Independent Contractors, Fair Labor Standards Act On January 25, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit* adopted a new six-factor test to determine...Continue Reading →

Uber Challenges Class Certification

July 20, 2015 Ali Law Group PC Independent Contractors

Drivers for Uber, the ride service, filed a class action lawsuit claiming they have been misclassified as independent contractors and...Continue Reading →

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