Category: Misclassification

Posted in Misclassification Texas

Costs of an Employee Vs. Independent Contractor

From the Houston Chronicle — “Employee Costs In April 2010, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that…

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Are Santa’s elves employees or independent contractors?

Are Santa’s elves employees or independent contractors? Or something else altogether.  Like all discussions of independent contractors…

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To Be, Or Not To Be An Independent Contractor—That Is The Question

From Mondaq — John W. Hargrove writes:  “Whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor…

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Avoid worker misclassification this tax season

From Convey 1099 News — “The IRS defines worker misclassification as any instance where an employee is classified as an…

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Independent Contractors: Are You Secretly an Employee?

From Payscale — A Checklist for Determining the Difference Between an Employee and an Independent Contractor Ask…

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DOL Officials Discuss Misclassification Enforcement, Minimum Wage During Workplace Panel

From Littler — Labor Secretary Thomas Perez claimed increasing the federal minimum wage is the “centerpiece” of…

Posted in Misclassification South Dakota

Independent contractor vs. employee: Were employment discrimination claims valid?

From — The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals found that a pathologist was an independent contractor…

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Employee Or Independent Contractor? Bigger Than Immigration

From Forbes — Robert W. Wood writes — As we face immigration reform, tax reform and many…

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Independent No More: The Crackdown on the Use of Independent Contractors

From Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC and JDSupra —  federal courts use an “economic realities” test to determine whether…

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Contractor or Employee? Silicon Valley’s Branding Dilemma

From Forbes — Handy, a startup that lets users book cleaners and handymen, hires its workers as…

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I’ve hired an independent contractor. What legal concerns should I have?

From Integrated General Counsel, a one-minute video on the legal concerns of hiring an independent contractor.

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W2 Employee or 1099 Independent Contractor? A Quick Primer

From the Work Market Blog — “Ultimately, determining how to classify and pay a worker depends on…