Posts Tagged ‘Independent Contractors’

New North Carolina Law Reminder to Avoid Worker Misclassification


On December 31, 2017, the North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act (EFCA) took effect. The law allows for heightened investigations into those employers that are allegedly misclassifying their workers as independent contractors rather than as employees. The law allows workers to report potential job misclassification cases to a new division within the North Carolina Industrial…

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Lyft Offers Educational Benefits to Drivers


Lyft may have found a better way in its ongoing competition with Uber. The ride-share company that seems to be the Avis to Uber’s Hertz may have one-upped the competition by becoming the first company in the gig economy to offer its drivers education benefits. Lyft is being hailed as the first company in the…

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