Misclassification & Compliance

Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News May, 2019

10 Steps to Take When You Have an Independent Contractor Compliance Issue (Guide)

By MBO Partners

As the project-based economy continues to evolve, proper management of independent contractor talent will prove to be critical.

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News August, 2019

9 Common Contractor Compliance Issues and How to Avoid Them (Guide)

By MBO Partners

The number of people working as independent professionals in the United States is steadily rising. As this workforce continues to grow, so do the number of companies tapping into this talent source.

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News July 2022

By MBO Partners

As the independent workforce continues to grow, so do the issues of worker compliance and misclassification. It is important for enterprises to remain informed about the latest laws, regulations, and developments surrounding these topics. Each month, we’ll bring you the latest news stories from around the web. 1. Class Action Lawsuits Alleging Misclassification of Independent…

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When is an Independent Contractor an Employee

When is an Independent Contractor Really an Employee?

By MBO Partners

What is an Independent Contractor vs. Employee? These definitions will help you understand how each type of worker is defined: Employee A full-time employee works for a single employer and that employer has a say over the work they do and how that work gets done. An employer can control the hours, location, and type…

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How to Avoid a Worker Misclassification Audit

By MBO Partners

Independent contractor misclassification can be an expensive mistake—here’s what you need to know to avoid it.

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News June 2022

By Nathan Gibson

As the independent workforce continues to grow, so do the issues of worker compliance and misclassification. It is important for enterprises to remain informed about the latest laws, regulations, and developments surrounding these topics. Each month, we’ll bring you the latest news stories from around the web. 1. United States Supreme Court says Arbitration Agreements…

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Independent Contractor Classification: How to Stay Compliant

Independent Contractor Classification: How to Stay Compliant

By MBO Partners

Updating policies and practices to compliantly engage independent contractors is a major shift many large organizations are going through. Worker misclassification is a serious issue—if a company classifies a worker as an independent contractor when they should really be classified as an employee in the eyes of the law, they are liable for fines, penalties,…

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What is Co-Employment: 4 Ways to Avoid Co-Employment Risk

By MBO Partners

Co-employment is an arrangement where two companies both have rights and obligations as an employer. Learn the complex risks and benefits of co-employment and best practices independent contractor engagement.

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10 Differences between Contractors vs Employees

By MBO Partners

Employee misclassification can be detrimental to your business. Here are 10 main differences between independent contractors and employees that you should know about.

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3 Strategies to Reduce Contractor Misclassification Risk

By MBO Partners

Worker misclassification  is important to keep in mind if your business is currently using or considering using independent contractors. Managing contingent workers is quite different from maintaining a workforce of traditional employees. Specific rules, laws, and tests apply. Treating an independent contractor as an employee can result in costly legal consequences. Knowing how to reduce…

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