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National Labor Relations Board issues 3-1 opinion holding that an employer’s mistaken classification of an individual as an independent contractor, rather than an employee, does not violate the National Labor Relations Act

August 30, 2019

Click here to view the opinion. The U.S. Chamber’s briefs supported this outcome, which the Board relied upon in the reasoning in its opinion.

U.S. Chamber files supplemental amicus brief urging NLRB to reject the theory that misclassifying a worker as an independent contractor is itself a violation of the NLRA

April 30, 2018

Click here to view the Chamber’s brief.

U.S. Chamber urges NLRB to reject that misclassifying employees as independent contractors is itself a violation of the NLRA

December 04, 2017

Click here to view the amicus brief filed jointly by the U.S. Chamber and Coalition for a Democratic Workplace.

Julia S. Sturniolo and Harry I. Johnson, III of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center.

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