An In-Depth Look at Recent Independent Contractor Guidance
The Department of Labor recently released guidelines that radically redefine what an independent contractor is. Employers need to be vigilant to ensure they are not misclassifying workers and violating the Fair Labor Standards Act. This concise yet comprehensive guide to independent contractor misclassification will provide legal best practices for ensuring employers are using independent contractors correctly. Practically apply DOL independent contractor guidelines and avoid legal liabilities - register today!
- Confidently determine whether businesses are misclassifying employees as independent contractors.
- Evaluate the permanency of working relationship when determining whether an independent contractor is actually an employee.
- Properly analyze potential for profit or loss when determining if an individual is an independent contractor.
Session Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern
Presenter: Mark Hazelbaker
- How the DOL Interprets the Word "Employ"
- How Integral is the Contractor's Work to Business?
- Analyzing Contractor's Potential for Profit or Loss
- Contractor's Investment: What is Relatively Minor?
- Contractor Skillset: Is Technical Ability Enough?
- Evaluating the Permanency of Working Relationships
- Degree of Control: How Much do Employers Need to Have?
- Mitigating the Chances of Employer Liability for Misclassification
- Using Independent Contractors: Best Practices for the Future
This practical guide to recent independent contractor guidance is for attorneys. HR professionals, accountants and paralegals may also find it useful.