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NLRB Revisits and Clarifies Test for Independent Contractors; Overturns 2014 NLRB Decision

Posted in Independent Contractors, Union Organizing
The Trump NLRB continues to revisit, and overturn, Obama-era decisions.  Late last week, in SuperShuttle DFW, Inc., the NLRB revisited the test for determining when a worker is an independent contractor, and in the process overruled the Obama NLRB’s decision in FedEx Home Delivery. First, however, a little background information.  As we have previously discussed,… Continue Reading

Some Guidance on Independent Contractors

Posted in Independent Contractors
I recently wrote about how the NLRB has made it easier to establish employee status and correspondingly more difficult to establish independent contractor status.  In a recent publication, two of my partners outline some pros and cons of using independent contractors.  While they focus  specifically on the oil and gas industry, their observations are readily applicable to… Continue Reading