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Posted on: Jun 6, 2019

From the National Law Review:

A driver who delivers recreational vehicles or trucks under a company’s authority is an independent contractor, not an employee, for purposes of the Indiana Unemployment Compensation Act, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled. Q.D.-A, Inc. v. Indiana Dep’t of Workforce Dev., No. 19S-EX-43 (Jan. 23, 2019).

Resolving conflicting lower court rulings, the Court clarifies how the state’s three-prong “ABC Test” to determine employment misclassification should be applied.

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