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Apr 22, 2019

Administrative: Unemployment Benefits-Employment Status-Independent Contractors

  Where appellant challenged a finding that its CPR instructors were employees rather than independent contractors after a former instructor submitted a claim for unemployment benefits, the evidence showed that the appellant controlled the results of the instructors’ work as well as the manner and means of work, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is […]

Jul 29, 2016

Employer – Employee : Unemployment Security – Independent Contractors – Control

Timster’s World Foundation v. Division of Employment Security (MLW No. 69474/Case No. WD79053 – 18 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Pfeiffer, J.)

Aug 24, 2015

Employer – Employee : Employment Status – Independent Contractors – Missouri Law

Gray v. FedEx Ground Package System Inc. (MLW No. 68240/Case No. 14-3232 – 15 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Gruender, J.)

Jul 31, 2014

Unemployment Compensation : Tax Contributions – Independent Contractors – Control

Gateway Taxi Management v. Division of Employment Security (MLW No. 66717/Case No. WD76886 – 26 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Mitchell, J.)

Aug 14, 2013

Unemployment Compensation : Taxes – Services For Wages – Independent Contractors

C.L.E.A.N. v. Division of Employment Security (MLW No. 65396/Case No. WD75561 – 30 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Ellis, J.)

Nov 24, 2009

Unemployment Compensation – Independent Contractor Status – Manufacturer’s Representatives – Contract

E.P.M., Inc. v. Buckman, et al. (Case No. WD70161/WD70163 – 14 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Ellis, J.) Where a manufacturer’s representative filed for unemployment compensation benefits and the application was challenged by the employer, who argued that representatives were independent contractors rather than employees, the evidence supported a finding that the [...]

Apr 22, 2009

NLRB says Federal Express drivers are contractors

Drivers for FedEx Corp.’s small-package delivery unit are independent contractors, not employees, a federal appeals court said, in a victory for the carrier over the National Labor Relations Board. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington ruled Tuesday that because FedEx Ground drivers can operate multiple routes, hire extra drivers and sell their routes without […]

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