Independent contractor

The law could transform the gig economy by requiring some companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees and provide added benefits.
If signed by the governor, the legislation would force tech companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees and provide them with additional benefits.
The legislation could force tech companies to consider workers who are now independent contractors as employees and provide them with additional benefits.
The Labor Department decision bodes well for companies that don't want minimum wage and other rules to cover their workers.
Drivers who are company employees may be in for a rude surprise this tax season.
As the demand for highly skilled, specialized employees increases and more top businesses turn to freelancers, an increasingly high number of people are tuning in to the many advantages of becoming a freelancer.
While clocking-in and clocking-out may be important in resolving a "work" question, courts recognize that "off-the-clock" work is also compensable.
The Tennessee Supreme Court in reciting the facts noted that the guest saw that the bench supporting brackets were pulled
Labor Day encourages a review of the legal status of labor. Worker status is important because numerous statutes such as minimum wage and overtime requirements apply to employees but not to independent contractors.
It's been a long, dark road for America's port truck drivers, but finally there's a light at the end of the tunnel. It won't happen overnight, but the nation's port truck drivers are leading the way for all American workers to once again have a shot at the American Dream.
An employer owns an employee's intellectual property that has been produced in the scope of employment. Does "scope of employment" only involve time at the workplace?
Your mom already warned you: Just because everyone else is doing something doesn't mean you should. Remember the bridge?
More fundamentally for any employer, under what circumstances are non-employees, including independent contractors, volunteers, interns, and other marginally affiliated individuals, granted email accounts?
If you have a lousy boss (and I had a few, as have we all), if you are bored at work, if you are out of work, if you have a crappy job, I invite you to join us.
.before you decide to convert all of your employees to independent contractors, you need to know the difference as defined by federal and state law. The IRS is gunning for businesses that mischaracterize employee.
Far from sounding the bells of freedom, the Supreme Court has further imperiled government of the people, by the people, and for the people.
Employers who think they can avoid payroll tax and employee benefits by mischaracterizing independent contractors may be in for a surprise. The IRS, Labor Department, and even local state governments may disagree and the consequences can be severe.