Some Strong Headwinds for the 1099 Economy

Some Strong Headwinds for the 1099 Economy
June 30th, 2015

In the past weeks FedEx agreed to a $228 million settlement for independent contractor misclassification, and the California Labor Commission found an Uber driver was an employee. Both of these outcomes signal strong headwinds for the 1099 economy.


ACA Subsidies Saved for 6+ Million People
June 25th, 2015

On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the government, allowing federally run health insurance exchanges to supply eligible individuals with subsidies. The ruling saved the subsidies for over 6 million people.


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California Labor Commission Rules an Uber Driver is an Employee
June 22nd, 2015

Less than a week after the monstrous $228 million FedEx independent contractor misclassification settlement in California, the California Labor Commission has ruled that an Uber driver is an employee, not a contractor.


FedEx Agrees to pay $228 million to Settle Independent Contractor Case
June 15th, 2015

With a huge $228 million settlement in California, FedEx provides further proof that misclassifying workers as independent contractors poses a significant business risk.


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