March 12, 2018
Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web.
- The Labor Department has updated their website, removing links that provided guidance on how to interpret employee-employee relationships, joint employment, and independent contractor misclassification, Bloomberg reports.
- The Supreme Court agreed to hear the appeal of a case involving a large trucking carrier and a long-haul driver over whether labor disputes brought by independent contractors can be forced into arbitration.
- Here’s how blockchain could re-balance the freelancer-employer dynamic.
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