While this is not exactly about real estate marketing…

Whoa!  Big deal if you’re an agent, bigger deal if you’re a broker…  as everyone waited with baited breath to hear the outcome of the employee versus contractor status suit, the attorneys did a good job of keeping a precedent at bay…

A lawsuit that could have had wide-ranging repercussions for the real estate industry has been settled out of court, deferring for another day the question about whether real estate agents should be considered employees or independent contractors.

Read more at Inman directly – http://www.inman.com/2016/01/18/real-estate-independent-contractor-lawsuit-settled-in-california/

Bararsani v. Coldwell Banker was settled last Thursday, Jan. 14, when Los Angeles Superior Court Judge William F. Highberger granted final approval to the settlement.”