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EMPLOYEE VS. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR: The Increasing Perils of Misclassification

While this list may be somewhat oversimplified, there is no question that an employer gains concrete economic and administrative advantages from properly using independent contractors. But, if a worker is improperly classified as an independent contractor, all of these benefits are at risk. And, to further complicate matters, there are a myriad of federal and state laws that define “employees” and “independent contractors” in many different ways. To read the entire article, click here.