Why NY Employers Should Carefully Consider Freelancers

Law360, New York (January 6, 2017, 11:51 AM EST) -- Loren Lee Forrest Jr.

Katherine H. Marques Under New York City's new Freelance Isn't Free Act, agreements with independent contractors, for services of more than $800, must be reduced to a writing and specify four items, including services to be performed and date of payment.

In Yoga Vida NYC Inc., New York's highest state court found that a yoga studio had properly classified its nonstaff yoga instructors as independent contractors, because, among other factors, the contractors made their own class schedule, chose their method of payment,...
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