​Can your workers pass the independent contractor test?

By October 28, 2016Uncategorized
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Enforcement activity by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has made it increasingly clear to employers that the standards are relatively high for a worker to be classified as an independent contractor.

A major factor in the agency’s consideration is whether an individual is economically dependent on the employer (and thus an employee) or whether the individual is in business for himself or herself (and could be an independent contractor).

Improper classification of…