The Fight for Employment Status for App-workers Broadens

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/CN09072019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSAmsterdam      The Department of Labor under the Trump administration is doing all it can to assure app-based tech companies from Uber, Deliveroo, and others that they will bend over backwards to shield them from classification as directly employed workers rather than independent subcontracts.  Government agencies …

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On-Demand Uber and Lyft Fiction Going Down in the Courts

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http://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/01_things_i_never_said.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans               The simple standard for workers when asked the question “Who do you work for?” is clear. If a worker answers, myself, then maybe they are an independent contractor.  If they answer Uber or Lyft or any other company, then it’s pretty clear they …

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IRS “Safe Harbor” Allowing Tax Cheating and Wage Theft

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http://www.kabf.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/wadesworldnov142014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans          It’s not news that wage theft and the problems of mis-classification of workers as independent subcontractors is rampant.  What I had not realized is how much of it was allowed directly by Congress and lax enforcement by the IRS.  You think you …

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Sodexo Stumbles While Squeezing Through Obamacare Loophole

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New Orleans   Obamacare continues to be contentious with daily reports arguing about the issue from Nobel Prize economist and columnist Paul Krugman’s assessment of the good news to more conservative pundits arguing we are on the verge of huge price shocks coming in the 2015 rating levels.  One thing that continues to be indisputable is …

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