Stephanie J. Quincy quoted in article “Uber Ruling Threatens Sharing Economy”Agenda 06/29/15
Below is an excerpt:
A California Labor Commission ruling on Uber — the San Francisco–based transportation company valued at more than $40 billion — signals that courts are taking a tougher stance on the classification of independent contractors.
“Boards of directors should ask themselves the question as to why they are characterizing these workers as independent contractors,” says Stephanie Quincy, a partner at the law firm Quarles & Brady.
“If the answer is ‘to avoid paying taxes or out-of-pocket expenses,’ then they have a problem on their hands,” she says.
Originally published in Agenda, June 29, 2015