Understanding and Recognizing Misclassification Risk
Jay Lash and Eric Rumbaugh, Esq. MBO Enterprise Solutions
Worker misclassification has long been a high stakes issue, but new legislation, recent high-profile cases, pressure from organized labor, and heightened scrutiny from government agencies have increased the risks of misclassifying workers as independent contractors. State and federal government budget crises have driven scrutiny on independent contractor classification – which was already high – to a new and even higher level. Employers can be better prepared to recognize and address those problems if they watch for these ten signs of a possible storm on the horizon.
Current Policies Are Not Followed
Disgruntled Independent Contractors
Independent Contractor Files an Application for Unemployment Benefits
Independent Contractors May Not be Properly Reporting Income Taxes
Treating the Same Worker as an Independent Contractor and Employee
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