Misclassification and Compliance

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DOL Updates Worker Classification Guidelines: What this New Rule Means for Enterprise Organizations and the Independent Professionals they Engage

January 12, 2021

On January 7, 2021, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule on the status of independent contractors. The new rule goes into effect on March 8, 2021. The new rule reaffirms the “economic reality” test to determine whether an individual is an independent contractor if s/he is in business for him/herself…

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Top Independent Contractor Compliance Stories from 2020

December 22, 2020

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. 2020 was a fascinating year for independent contractor compliance. Here’s a look at five of the top stories. 1. The Evolution…

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What Does Independent Contractor Compliance Mean?

December 16, 2020

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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Bryan Peña Shares Legal Insights – December 2020

December 7, 2020

MBO Chief of Market Strategy Bryan Peña shares legal insights from a recent enterprise webinar. In this video he discusses background checks, term limits, and post-election predictions for the independent workforce.

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: November, 2020

November 30, 2020

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. Proposition 22: California Votes to Allow Uber…

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Contingent Workforce Compliance: What Companies Should Know

November 19, 2020

Remain both legally compliant and competitive among peers by understanding how to properly work with independent contractors.

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3 Business Benefits of a Contractor Compliance Program

November 11, 2020

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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Hiring Independent Contractors: 5 Common Concerns and How to Overcome Them

November 9, 2020

Engaging independent contractors for the first time may feel like navigating completely new territory. You might have fears about the quality of the final product, what it’ll cost, or the productive use of time and resources—it can be hard to trust someone you’ve never worked with before. The Benefits of Independent Talent However, in light…

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4 Strategies to Reduce Misclassification Risk

November 4, 2020

Traditional employment is changing. Today, independent work is part of the normal career portfolio and organizations are increasingly looking 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. Below, we explore four important strategies…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: October, 2020

October 30, 2020

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 Department of Labor Proceeds with…

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