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Beyond 'Economic Realities': The Case for Amending Federal Employment Discrimination Laws to Include Independent Contractors


David C. Yamada


Suffolk University Law School

Lewis L. Maltby


The National Workrights Institute

1997

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 2, p. 239, 1997
Suffolk University Law School Research Paper

Abstract:     
Independent contractors fall outside of the protections of federal employment discrimination law. This article examines federal case law distinguishing between employees and independent contractors and argues for statutory amendments that would directly extend coverage to independent contractors.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 37

Keywords: Independent contractors, discrimination law, contingent workforce, Dunlop Commission


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Date posted: November 19, 2008  

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Yamada, David C. and Maltby, Lewis L., Beyond 'Economic Realities': The Case for Amending Federal Employment Discrimination Laws to Include Independent Contractors (1997). Boston College Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 2, p. 239, 1997; Suffolk University Law School Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1303109

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David C. Yamada (Contact Author)
Suffolk University Law School ( email )
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108-4977
United States

Lewis L. Maltby
The National Workrights Institute ( email )
Princeton, NJ
United States
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