Misclassification and Compliance

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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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3 Key Factors of Classification Compliance

October 20, 2020

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

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3 Risk Management Strategies for Contractor Engagement

October 12, 2020

Whether your business is currently using or considering using independent talent, it is important to keep compliance in mind. Properly managing independent contractors is quite different than 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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What is Worker Misclassification?

October 2, 2020

Organizations are increasingly incorporating independent professional talent into their workforce, more high-profile lawsuits have been in the news—throwing the issue of worker misclassification into the spotlight. But what is worker misclassification exactly? First, it’s important to understand that independent contractors—freelancers, consultants, self-employed professionals, side-giggers, etc.—represent a fundamentally different type of worker than your typical W-2…

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What California’s AB2257 Means for Independent Contractors

October 1, 2020

California recently enacted AB2257, a statute to amend AB5, a law that was effective January 1, 2020 and made the ABC test the principal test for determining if a worker in California was an employee or independent contractor. The ABC test requires a business/hiring entity that wants to engage with a person who is an…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: September, 2020

September 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. California Passes AB2257 to Amend AB5 California…

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