Category: Workers Compensation

Posted in South Carolina Workers Compensation

South Carolina Court says mover was not an employee

Findlaw reports a South Carolina Court of Appeals case in which the court determined that the worker (Fergurson)…

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Posted in Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Truck Driver who was Misclassified as an Independent Contractor is Entitled to Workers Comp. Benefits

FindLaw reports a case before the workers compensation appellate division in Illinois in which a truck driver was…

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Posted in Workers Compensation

Jury to Decide if Technician who installed Satellite Dishes is an Employee

From the Association of Corporate Counsel, Rachel E. Burke reports on Keller v. Miri Microsystems, a case…

Posted in North Carolina Workers Compensation

NC workers’ deaths go uncounted

From the Charlotte Observer, Mandy Locke reports that workplace deaths of self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated companies…

Employee or Contractor 20 rules to guide you
Posted in Workers Compensation

Do You have Independent Contractors or Employees?

From Accucheck Payroll Management Blog — Tristan Ruland offers terrific guidance on how to determine if a worker…

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Posted in Freelancing Workers Compensation

The First Hire: Employee or Freelancer?

From Tweak Your Biz — Miles Young discusses the challenge of small business owners when it comes time to hire…

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Posted in Workers Compensation

Independent Contractors: Are You an Employee?

From, ReduceYourWorkersComp writes about the challenge of determining whether a workers is an independent contractor or…

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Posted in Freelancing Workers Compensation

Should Freelancers Get Workers’ Comp Insurance?

From Businessweek —  Many states determine workers’ comp liability by applying an IRS test that determines whether someone working…

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Posted in Workers Compensation

Worker Misclassification: How Job Titles Affect Workers’ Comp And Other Benefits

From the Digital Journal — “United Parcel Service (UPS) and FedEx Ground are major competitors in the U.S….