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Independent Contractor or Employee? The Basics

Sklover Working Wisdom

It wasn’t a “real law job,” but it was enough to keep Ira afloat. 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?

Five Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 4 - Job Offer Withdrawn: I was offered a job for six months as an independent contractor, but that offer was rescinded for no reason. Question 5 - “Breaking” a Non-Compete: I am an insurance broker in Delaware, trying to “break” a non-compete agreement. My question is this: can I break it if the owner has done some questionable things regarding comingling of money from his real estate company with money from the insurance company.

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Prove Your Performance in 2010 | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

First, during the real estate and technology booms, wages were bid up in a free-for-all which left small businesses struggling to compete. At the same time, health insurance costs were rocketing upwards. Struggling to compete against VC backed dot-coms, Fortune 500s, banks and the real estate industry, entrepreneurs hired candidates who oversold themselves and then failed to deliver the goods. Give us contractors!

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