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10 Strategies to Reduce Contractor Compliance Risk (Guide)

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10 Strategies to Reduce Contractor Compliance Risk (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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3 Levels of Contractor Compliance

By MBO Partners

When engaging independent workers, enterprises have options when considering their level of compliance ranging from light compliance which is open to risk to enterprise-grade or enterprise-appropriate compliance. Determining which to use depends on how you intend to integrate independent talent into your workforce mix. There are currently nearly 72.1 million people working independently in the…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News January 2024

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. U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Worker Classification…

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3 Ways to Ensure Success When Engaging Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

Growing demand, enabling technology, and expanding supply are three key factors leading to the continuing growth of the independent workforce in America today. In 2023, just over 72 million people reported working independently. As more organizations incorporate independent talent as part of their workforce, it becomes increasingly important to be aware of the legal complexities…

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How to Ensure Compliance for Non-Traditional Independent Workers

By Cori McKee

As the way work gets done changes and companies continue to seek high-demand and often specialized skills, hiring managers are tapping workers from non-traditional talent pools. The most notable of these are digital nomads and members of the creator economy.   Engaging Digital Nomads Requires Extra Attention  While independent professionals pursuing a digital nomad work style…

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New DOL Rule Changes Definition Of IC Status: What Matters for Your Enterprise

By Nathan Gibson

On January 9, 2024, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final rule on determining whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) purposes. The rule is effective on March 11, 2024, and rescinds the existing rule developed by the previous administration that has been…

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W-2 vs. 1099: 10 Differences for Employers

By MBO Partners

Employee misclassification can be detrimental to your business. Here are 10 key differences between 1099 independent contractors and W2 employees that you should know.

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News November 2023

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. New York Passes Freelancers Isn’t Free Act…

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The Legal Landscape: Navigating Compliance with Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

Engaging independent contractors comes with many benefits: increased staffing flexibility, access to in-demand skills, cost savings, and a workforce for project-based work. But in exchange for these advantages, companies must be aware of how to navigate compliance in order to operate legally when engaging contingent workers. From a legal perspective, independent contractors fall under a…

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15 Ways to Avoid a Worker Misclassification Audit (Guide)

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15 Ways to Avoid a Worker Misclassification Audit (Guide)

By MBO Partners

Learn the steps to take if your company is audited and 15 best practices to implement to avoid an audit.

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