In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, as of April 13, 2020, more than ten percent of American workers have filed for unemployment. Unfortunately, many have been denied certain benefits due to their employment status as independent contractors. Louisiana Employment Laws The Louisiana Workforce Commission provides the rules and regulations for employers in regard to… Continue reading What are the Penalties for Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors instead of Employees?
Coronavirus has caused worldwide disruption. Weddings, sporting events, festivals, supply deliveries, construction projects and any other type of planned gatherings are being cancelled. In fact, many states have made it illegal to host an event over ten (10) people. News reports even indicate church pastors are being arrested and jailed for such gatherings. The coronavirus… Continue reading Louisiana Contracts and COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Is Force Majeure Applicable?