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Posted in California

Employee or Independent Contractor? The Risks of Making A Wrong Decision Grow

From California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog —  Employers use independent contractors instead of employees for a variety of reasons…

Posted in Colorado

Independent contractor status dependent on more than one factor, says second Colorado court

From  Lexology — A second division of the Colorado Court of Appeals has just rejected a stringent, single-factor test…

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Employers May Be Liable to Out-of-State Employees Misclassified as Independent Contractors

From Holland & Knight — Massachusetts employers have long labored under the strictures of the Massachusetts independent contractor statute,…

Posted in Misclassification

Independent Contractor Compliance: What Employers Need to Consider

From TLNT:  The Business of HR Independent workers – whether they’re called independent contractors, freelancers or the…

Posted in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law

From Morse Barnes-Brown Pendleton, Robert Shea discusses the Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law.  Bob discusses worker classification under…

Posted in New York

Wage Theft Is Grim Business 

From the Huffington Post — A 2007 study by Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations…

Posted in Misclassification

Declaring Independent Workers

From HRO Today — Working with independent contractors is a great strategy to fill the need for special…

Posted in Misclassification

The independent contractor: to be or not to be

From Lexology — The story is a familiar one: employer engages services of an independent contractor, subsequently…

Posted in New Hampshire

N.H. subcontractor cited for worker misclassification in Mass.

From the New Hampshire Business Review — Universal Drywall LLC, a New Hampshire company working as a…

Posted in Misclassification

With No Fanfare, Congress Re-Introduces the Payroll Fraud Prevention Act of 2014 to Crack Down on Independent Contractor Misclassification

From the Independent Contractor Compliance and Worker Misclassification Legal Blog — Most bills in Congress dealing with independent…

Posted in Misclassification

A guide to employees and independent contractors

BY MELINDA KIBLER When you hire a worker, should you hire him or her as an employee…

Posted in Freelancing

Self Employed Workers are Not All Alike

Self employed workers are not all alike and this has resulted in a number of conflicting reports…