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Massachusetts Supreme Court upholds real estate agents’ employment status

Feb. 2, 2018 – The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently rejected an argument that the City of Milwaukee did not properly follow Wisconsin’s property tax assessment law when it used a mass appraisal method to value an income-producing property. Metropolitan Associates challenged tax assessments on seven Milwaukee properties from 2008 to 2013.

Massachusetts Supreme Court: Real Estate Brokers Not Covered by. Litigation regarding the status of workers as independent contractors or employees. the real estate broker's license of one of the larger real estate offices.

Half of Americans Oppose Bailout for Troubled Homeowners

The California Supreme Court broke new legal ground for. of California households headed by same-sex couples. The court became the first in the nation to grant full parental status to same-sex.

Settlement in Bararsani v. Coldwell Banker spares brokerage from bankruptcy and California brokers from going belly up, but debate over independent contractor status of real estate agents remains.

Under those circumstances, the employer could file a modification petition, seeking to convert the claimant’s disability status from total disability to partial disability. The Supreme. upheld the.

Because five judges said they would have upheld Athena’s patent. This kind of ambiguous status quo is going to continue until the Supreme Court or Congress does something," Smith said. The case is.

The California Supreme Court's Dynamex decision makes it very. Should real estate agents be classified as employees, and are real. Also, an independent contractor's status is attractive for those who.. Finds 'Demeaning' To Goats; 5 FDA's E-Cigarette Regulations Upheld By DC Circ.. Massachusetts

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Law360, New York (August 25, 2017, 3:33 PM EDT) — The Massachusetts Appeals Court on Friday upheld a $2.9 million defamation award to a real estate attorney whom a business owner accused of shady.

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Robert Merriam is a real estate developer who used Weichert to sell his. N.J. 110 (1995) (determining status as special employee using relationship's. services performed by such salesperson as a real estate agent for federal tax purposes. Valeo, 424 U.S. 1, 96 S. Ct. 612, 46 L. Ed. 2d 659 (1976) ( upholding federal.

Because I’m always looking for interesting topics to discuss related to restrictive covenants, this seventeenth article in The restricting covenant series explores realtors, real estate agents.