Misclassification

Worker Classification Tests: DOL, IRS, State Tests for Classifying Workers

By MBO Partners

Worker classification is a topic of increasing importance as the independent workforce continues to grow in number. Workers can be classified as employees or independent contractors. Understanding the difference between these two types of classifications is very important for enterprises.  Independent Contractors vs. Employees Independent contractor is a legal term for workers who are not…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News November 2022

By MBO Partners

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. Minnesota and the District of Columbia Sue…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News October 2022

By MBO Partners

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 Proposes New Rule for…

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GUIDE | 8 MIN READ

15 Ways to Avoid a Worker Misclassification Audit

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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Compliance and Enterprise Readiness: Why the details of independent contractor engagement matter

By MBO Partners

Independent contractors fall into a different legal category than traditional employees. When your company engages independent contractors for projects that require high specialization in an area of expertise, compliance becomes an important part of the equation. Enterprise readiness for independent contractor compliance is important to build a reliable, agile contingent workforce.   What is Independent…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News September 2022

By MBO Partners

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. Federal Trade Commission Announces It Will Protect…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News August 2022

By MBO Partners

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 Supreme Court Says forming an…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News July 2022

By MBO Partners

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. Class Action Lawsuits Alleging Misclassification of Independent…

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Contractor Misclassification: Schwann vs FedEx

By MBO Partners

The methods that federal and state agencies use to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor vs an employee are quite complex. In the 2013 case of Schwann et. al. v. FedEx, under Massachusetts law, FedEx had virtually no chance of proving that the drivers were not employees. How does the federal government determine…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News June 2022

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. United States Supreme Court says Arbitration Agreements…

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