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Companies Largely Unaware of Financial Risk of Independent Contractor Misclassification

  From  Rock Hill Herald Online, “The 2014 ICon Executive Insight Report: Worker Misclassification, Distinguishing Perception from Reality,…

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The Fair Labor Standards Act: An Rx for classifying independent workers?

        “It is time to rethink a standard that is rooted in common law…

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When Is an Independent Contractor Really an Employee?

From Kiplinger  — “Q.  My son works for a big tech company as a so-called independent contractor,…

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NLRB Adopts New Test for Independent Contractor Misclassification

  From the BakerHostetler Employment Law Spotlight — “The NLRB has tossed a new vegetable into the…

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Independent Contractors Lying In Wait… An Employment Law Perspective

  From Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and JDSupra— “Here is a common scenario.  An individual is engaged…

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OFCCP posts new FAQs on employee vs. independent contractor determinations

From — “Q: What are the Darden factors? A: The Darden factors that should be considered…

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Employers face crackdown over worker misclassification

  From the Employee Benefit News — “Since the onset of the recession, there has been a surge in…

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Independent Contractor vs. Employee

From the Law Firm of Leisawitz Heller — “The differences can be boiled down to the degree of…

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Employee vs Independent Contractor – Work at Home and set your own Schedule

From Computer Solutions — What I seek to do is highlight typical circumstances distinguishing the employed from…

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Working With an Independent Contractor

From the Gastonia Business Law Blog —  Independent contractors are those that provide services to an individual or business…

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U.S. Open Umpires and Linesmen Are Independent Contractors, Court Rules

From Baker Hostetler – JDSupra — In an opinion that disappointingly failed to take advantage of countless pun opportunities,…

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Independent Contractor? Are You Sure?

From Elarbee Thompson–  Multi-state businesses “face unique challenges when attempting to classify individuals correctly as non-employees: whether an…