Misclassification

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8 Worker Misclassification Tips to Set Your Enterprise Up for Success

By MBO Partners

Worker classification is an important part of managing a blended workforce composed of full-time and independent contractor talent. Misclassifying workers can be a legal headache and an expensive problem, so following proper laws, policies, and regulations is a must.  Worker classification may sound complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Today, there are many ways…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News May 2024

By Nathan Gibson

Companies who engage with independent contractors are well-advised to be aware of the various state laws governing the classification of workers in the states in which the independent contractors will work.

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Independent Contractor Classification: How to Stay Compliant

By MBO Partners

Worker misclassification is a serious issue. While misclassification is not always intentional, it can be challenging to correctly abide by the many tests, laws, and guidelines that govern how workers are classified. Many enterprises are focused on maintaining current policies and practices to ensure compliance when engaging independent professionals. Why is Worker Misclassification a Big…

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Top 5 Employee Misclassification Penalties to Avoid

By MBO Partners

Worker misclassification can result in fines, penalties, lawsuits, and reputation damage. Here’s what you need to know about misclassification and compliance.

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News April 2024

By Nathan Gibson

Companies who engage with independent contractors are well-advised to be aware of the various state laws governing the classification of workers in the states in which the independent contractors will work.

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5 Worker Misclassification Mistakes to Avoid

By MBO Partners

When deciding how to classify workers, there are important factors that should be considered. Whether you classify someone as an employee or a contractor will dictate how you pay taxes as an employer, how the worker is paid, whether they are eligible for benefits, and how they are managed on a daily basis. Below, we…

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Creating an Effective Contingent Labor Program: Getting Classification Right 

By Jessica Soler

Following on my introduction to this series, this first installment focuses on the critical importance of correctly classifying the members of your independent workforce.   In the past, the onus was on independent contractors to make sure they were set up correctly and paying the right taxes – the IRS would audit them directly. That…

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Navigating Compliance and Risk Management in Direct Sourcing

By MBO Partners

Over 72 million Americans worked independently in 2023. As more enterprises turn to the independent workforce for staffing flexibility, in-demand skills, and cost savings, direct sourcing is steadily evolving as the leading way to engage this group of talent. Direct sourcing gives enterprises access to a pool of vetted talent, saves time and costs, increases…

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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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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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