By Casey Seaman, Staff Writer The classification of a worker as an independent contractor versus an employee has been one of contention for decades. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record keeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in both the private […]
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By David Zvirman, Staff Writer Today, just about every one of us has taken a ride in an Uber or Lyft. Some have even driven for one of these companies, hoping to make a buck in the growing gig economy. Most, however, have likely never considered whether these drivers […]
By Nicole Prieto, Web Editor It is no news that ride-sharing services have had a bumpy relationship with the law for the last few years. Take then-Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of a bill in 2014, for instance, that would have initially legalized ride-sharing in my home state of Arizona. […]