Misclassification and Compliance

Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: August, 2019

August 30, 2019

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. New Jersey Wage Theft Act New Jersey…

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Independent Contractor Compliance: Three Benefits to Creating a Program for Your Organization

August 28, 2019

Compliance programs minimize an organization’s exposure to misclassification liability when engaging independent contractors. Learn three key benefits a compliance program can offer your organization.

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What Does Independent Contractor Compliance Mean?

August 20, 2019

When engaging independent contractors, businesses must abide by laws and regulations specific to these workers. Learn the importance of independent contractor compliance, and how to minimize risk for your company.

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4 Engagement Strategies that Reduce Misclassification Risk

August 15, 2019

The Benefits of Engaging Independent Professionals As traditional employment changes and independent work becomes part of the normal career portfolio, organizations will look for ways to incorporate independent professional talent into their overall workforce strategy. Independents have a lot to offer, and with the right engagement program, they can help an organization thrive. The U.S.…

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3 Things You Might Not Know About Independent Contractor Compliance

August 1, 2019

Minimize the risk of worker misclassification by understanding these three important components of independent contractor compliance.

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: July, 2019

July 31, 2019

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. California Bill to Address Dynamex Moves Forward…

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When is an Independent Contractor an Employee?

July 26, 2019

Organizations today have many different approaches to building their workforce. Traditionally, businesses relied on a base of full-time employees, perhaps supplemented by temporary workers to fill seasonal or short-term needs. In recent years, however, companies are increasingly incorporating independent contractors into their talent strategy. And no wonder—independent professionals bring substantial financial benefits, access to in-demand…

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Independent Contractor Engagement: 3 Strategies for Risk Management

July 24, 2019

Independent contractor compliance is important to be aware of whether your business is currently using or considering using independent talent. Properly managing independent contractors is quite different than maintaining a workforce of traditional employees—specific rules, laws, and tests apply, and treating an independent contractor as an employee can result in costly legal consequences. Knowing how…

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Should I Hire an Independent Contractor or Employee? 6 Questions to Ask

July 17, 2019

Organizations can realize many benefits from engaging independent contractors including significant financial savings, access to specialized skills and expertise, and staffing flexibility. Independent talent can be a great way to test out new services, lay the foundation for a new business unit, or implement a new technology system. In order to avoid risk, ensure a…

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3 Ways to Mitigate Compliance Risk When Hiring Independent Contractors

July 12, 2019

The independent workforce is here to stay. More than 41 million Americans are currently working independently on a full- or part-time basis and we predict that by 2027, more than half of the workforce will be, or will have worked independently. This means that if you aren’t doing so already, you’ll likely be engaging some…

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