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Archive for February, 2019

NLRB RETURNS TO LONG-STANDING INDEPENDENT-CONTRACTOR STANDARD

In a January 25, 2019 decision in SuperShuttle DFW, Inc, the National Labor Relations Board returned to its long-standing independent-contractor standard, reaffirming the Board’s adherence to the traditional common-law test.  In doing so, the Board clarified the significant role entrepreneurial opportunity plays in its determination of independent-contractor status, as the D.C. Circuit has recognized.  The decision […]

MATT SIMMONS JOINS HESSEMARTONE TO HEAD FIRM’S NEW ATLANTA OFFICE

HesseMartone welcomes experienced attorney, Matt Simmons, as head of the Firm’s new Atlanta office and Special Counsel to the Firm.  Matt’s primary practice area is employment and commercial litigation.  Matt has significant experience as in-house counsel and in private practice.  Prior to joining HesseMartone, Matt was the Head of Litigation and Associate General Counsel at […]