Demystifying Legislation: Preparing for the PRO Act
With a new shift in political power, renewed efforts are once again underway to pass the PRO Act, a more stringent and federal version of AB5, which means getting your IC processes in order now is crucial to safeguarding your company from misclassification.
Mergers & Acquisitions: What’s ahead for logistics in 2021 and a post COVID-19 economy
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have been a hot topic recently, with several large transactions being executed and continually mounting interest.
The Economics Realities Test and its effect on the independent contractor model
For companies classifying service providers as “independent contractors” rather than employees, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has just issued a warning: In its view, “most” American workers are really employees.
Mixed up on misclassification: Where “ABCs” are not so elementary (WIT)
Misclassification is a pain point in a variety of industries, especially those that utilize owner-operator workforces. Everyone knows they want to avoid a misclassification claim, but few understand exactly what that means.
The dangers of housing your independent contractors in your HR information system
The IRS 1099 independent contractor model can be the ideal setup for some employers and workers. However, the misclassification of workers — a risk that is significantly increased when housing independent contractors in a Human Resource Management System (HRIS) — can be costly.
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) in the COVID-19 environment
The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, or PUA, is a federally funded program that was recently announced under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act.