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DOL Issues Guidance on Classification of Independent Contractors

Posted by: Danielle Capilla    Sep 1, 2015 12:14:00 PM

Employee or independent contractorThe Department of Labor (DOL) has issued an “Administrator’s Interpretation” to assist employers in determining if a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. The DOL has determined that many employers are incorrectly classifying employees as independent contractors, which can harm the worker and open the employer up to various liabilities.

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Topics: ACA, independent contractors, Department of Labor, Affordable Care Act, employee vs independent contractor, FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act

The Part-Timer Vs. Contractor Dilemma

Posted by: Elliot Dinkin    Jul 19, 2013 2:07:00 PM

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Topics: UBA, hr consulting, HR compliance, independent contractors