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.

Is Your Small Business Breaking Labor Laws? 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Jobacle

But it’s still your responsibility to know which federal, state and local labor laws apply to you and to stay in compliance with them. Federal law doesn’t require you to give your employees meal or 15-minute breaks. But that doesn’t mean your workers aren’t entitled to breaks under the laws of your state. Classifying Employees as Independent Contractors. But there are rules surrounding who can be classified as an independent contractor and who can’t.

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“What is Joint Employer Liability?” Many Workers Have Two Employers, But Don’t Know It

Sklover Working Wisdom

He was considered an “independent contractor” and earned $35 per hour for his efforts, without benefits. He was told “No,” as overtime pay was given only to “employees” and that he was an “independent contractor.”. LESSON TO LEARN : If you are a “contract,” temporary, “contingent,” seasonal, “leased,” “outsource,” or “independent” worker, in the eyes of the law you may well be an employee and, what may seem odd to some people, of two companies.

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HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Employers and Workers Comp: The Real.

HireCentrix

Employers and Workers Comp: The Real Staffing Scam. TOPIC: Employers and Workers Comp: The Real Staffing Scam. Employers and Workers Comp: The Real Staffing Scam. When we think about workerscompensation insurance fraud, we think about the man blinded in a work accident who gets caught driving a golf cart, or the woman who limps into court wearing a neck brace and then skips back to her full-time job as a yoga instructor. Be our Friend.

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“Vacation and Vacation Pay – 50 Frequently Asked Questions”

Sklover Working Wisdom

federal law does not require any paid vacation days, and I know of no state laws, either, that require that employers provide employees with paid vacation days. . The same is true for temporary employees, probationary employees and independent contractors. . Generally, executive employees are provided more vacation time than clerical workers. . “A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take. what you’ve been taking.”. - Earl Wilson .

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