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Posted in Freelancing

Contractors Can Be Unprotected Resources

From the Huffington Post — S. L. Young writes about the perils contractors, especially independent contractors, face…

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Posted in California

California Government Worker Seeks Class-Action Status in Overtime Pay Lawsuit

From LawyersandSettlements.com — Gordon Gibb writes about  Richard Smith v. KeyPoint Government Solutions, Inc., Case No. 3:15-cv-00429, in the US…

Posted in Misclassification

On Demand Workers & Uberpreneurs: It’s Tax Time, You’re Self-Employed, Audits Are Inevitable

From Forbes — Robert W. Wood writes about the risks that a taxpayer who files a schedule…

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Posted in ACA

Employee or Contractor? Health Care Law Raises Stakes

From the New York Times, Conrad De Aenlle writes about the increased scrutiny on the classification of…

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Posted in Freelancing

Stride Health extends freelancer health insurance program to Postmates couriers

From Venture Beat, Mark Sullivan reports that Stride Health is offering health insurance to freelancers for some…

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Posted in Freelancing

Here’s where it pays the most to be a small business owner

From the Washington Post, J.D. Harrison writes about the success of some self-employed individuals particularly in and…

Posted in Freelancing

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Freelancer

From Entrepreneur, Devon Campbell provides excellent advice about hiring a freelancer.  He discusses where to find them,…

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Posted in Misclassification

Cheating Happens More Often in Business than in Football

From Maine at Work, Karen Bilodeau writes about the cheating that takes place in the workplace when…

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Posted in Freelancing

Loaded Question: 1099 Or W-2?

From Forbes, Robert W. Wood writes about the important distinctions between working as an employee or independent contractor….

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Posted in Freelancing

New tech companies say freelancing is the future of work. But there’s a downside for workers.

From The Washington Post, Lydia DePillis writes about the move towards more freelancing in the workforce.  She identifies…

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Posted in Workers Compensation

Independent Contractors: Are You an Employee?

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

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Posted in California

California Supreme Court grants review in independent contractor misclassification case

From Lexology, Robin E. Largent of Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger, LLP reports that the California Supreme Court…