Category: Independent Contractor

Posted in Independent Contractor Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Oh the Horror: No Work for Hire in Friday the 13th Screenplay 

From JDSupra, Joshua Revilla discusses a case in which the rights to Friday the 13th hinged on whether…

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HIRING GIG WORKERS AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS IN MASSACHUSETTS 

From Lawyers.com, David S. Katz provides an overview of engaging with independent contractors in Massachusetts. David writes:…

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Massachusetts AG Announces Landmark Settlement With “Gig” Economy Company 

From Mondaq,  Courtney Longo reports that Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy reached a settlement with the digital…

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Massachusetts Appeals Court discusses ABC Standard

In a recent case, Weiss v. Loomis, the Massachusetts Appeals Court reversed a directed verdict in a…

Posted in Independent Contractor Workers Compensation

Determining Whether a Worker is an Employee or Independent Contractor and Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits 

From JDSupra, Jamie Spiller Kaplan discusses the criteria for classifying a worker as an employee or independent…