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Independent Contractor or Employee? The Basics

Sklover Working Wisdom

Ira didn’t see any difference between what he did and what the law firm’s associate attorneys did, and wondered why he was considered an “independent contractor,” and they were considered “employees,” and why he was not entitled to all of the benefits they were. These labels include “employee,” “partner,” “independent contractor,” “vendor” and the like. What is an independent contractor? On the other hand, independent contractors have certain advantages that employees do not.

“Becoming a Consultant? – Here are 21 Smart Points to Raise”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The reduction in employee headcount provides employers with lower overall expense, especially as to benefits and legally-required payments, such as mandated contributions to healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, Social Security, unemployment benefits, and workerscompensation plans. Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance.

2015 116
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I found an ad for my own job, my manager tells us to bill for hours we didn’t work, and more

Ask A Manager

My manager says that this is to compensate for low hourly wages and vastly varying workloads, and to make everything stay under the radar–if everyone gets the benefit, no one will rat him out. And telling you to report extra hours “to compensate for low hourly wages” is pretty outrageous — the company sets the pay scale and if he takes issue with it, he should advocate for higher wages, not enlist you all in fraud. It’s five answers to five questions.

2014 73

“Vacation and Vacation Pay – 50 Frequently Asked Questions”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The same is true for temporary employees, probationary employees and independent contractors. . Generally, executive employees are provided more vacation time than clerical workers. . On the other hand, generally, employees on unpaid leave or “income-replacement” leave, such as (i) workers compensation, (ii) short-term disability, (iii) long-term disability, will not continue to accrue paid vacation time while on leave. .

2014 125

tiny answer Tuesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

I want to be an employee, not a contractor. For instance, New York requires employers who have any employees based there to establish a workers compensation insurance account and a disability insurance account with the state and to make ongoing payments into them, among other statutory requirements. Since I wasn’t expecting this review, I was not prepared to discuss my overall compensation.

2013 61