Employees vs. independent contractors News

Court in California Rules NCAA Athletes Are Not Employees

A former linebacker for the University of Southern California wasn’t an employee of the National Collegiate Athletic Association or the PAC-12 Conference and isn’t owed payment for his work on the football field, a federal appeals court panel ruled Monday. …

Suit: Uber Saved $500M a Year by Misclassifying California Drivers as Independent Contractors

Uber Technologies Inc. may be saving more than $500 million a year by misclassifying its California drivers as independent contractors, according to a lawsuit that claims the ride-hailing company is flouting a ruling by the state’s highest court. Uber avoids …