Spot misclassification errors before DOL does.

The Department of Labor has launched a campaign to root out unlawful misclassification of employees as independent contractors.

If you employ independent contractors, have your attorney review those agreements to make sure they're legally safe. Remember, as a general principle, the more the worker looks like she's engaged in a business for her own profit, the more likely she's properly classified as an independent contractor.

Recent case: A Tennessee company had its 50 in-home health aides sign agreements attesting to their status as independent contractors, not employees. They were paid...

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