Totality of circumstances, not single or multi-factor test, determines employee or independent contractor status, says Colorado Supreme Court

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From Wolters Kluwer

In two recent decisions, the Colorado Supreme Court rejected single and multi-factor tests used by courts and administrative agencies in determining whether individuals are employees or independent contractors under the Colorado Employment Security Act. Instead, the court adopted a “totality of the circumstances” test that involves an “inquiry into the nature of the working relationship” between the employer and putative employee.

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